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befitting

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be·fit·ting  (b-ftng)
adj.
Appropriate; suitable; proper.

be·fitting·ly adv.

be•fit•ting (bɪˈfɪt ɪŋ)

adj.
suitable; proper; fitting.
[1555–65]
be•fit′ting•ly, adv.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.befitting - appropriate to; "behavior befitting a father"
appropriate - suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate"

befitting
adjective appropriate to, right for, suitable for, fitting for, fit for, becoming to, suitable to, seemly for, proper for, apposite to, meet (archaic) They offered him a post befitting his seniority and experience.
wrong for, irrelevant to, inappropriate to, unfit for, unsuitable for, improper for, unbecoming to
Translations
befitting [bɪˈfɪtɪŋ] ADJ (frm) → apropiado
befitting
adjgebührend, geziemend (dated)
befitting [bɪˈfɪtɪŋ] adjadatto/a
in the manner befitting his status → come si conviene alla sua posizione


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Wanderers in that happy valley, Through two luminous windows, saw Spirits moving musically, To a lute's well-tuned law, Round about a throne where, sitting(Porphyrogene) In state his glory well befitting, The ruler of the realm was seen.
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