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Related to beseem: befit
tr.v. be·seemed, be·seem·ing, be·seems Archaic
To be appropriate for; befit.
[Middle English bisemen : bi-, be- + semen, to seem; see seem.]
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archaic to be suitable for; befit
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1. to be fit for or worthy of.v.i.
2. to be suitable or fitting.
[1175–1225; Middle English bisemen]
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Past participle: beseemed
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|Verb||1.||beseem - accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"|
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