this is an automobile befitting your fine taste

in keeping with, as befits, appropriate to, fit for, suitable for, suited to, proper to, right for, compatible with, consistent with, in character with; archaic meet for

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  • befitting — befitting; un·befitting; …   English syllables

  • Befitting — Be*fit ting, a. Suitable; proper; becoming; fitting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • befitting — index applicable, apposite, appropriate, condign, convenient, due (regular), eligible, favorable ( …   Law dictionary

  • befitting — 1560s, prp. adjective from BEFIT (Cf. befit) (q.v.). Related: Befittingly …   Etymology dictionary

  • befitting — [adj] appropriate according to Hoyle*, apt, becoming, behooving, beseeming, comme il faut, conforming, correct, decent, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, happy, just, kosher*, nice, on the button*, on the nose*, proper, right, right on*, seemly …   New thesaurus

  • befitting — [bē fit′iŋ, bi fit′iŋ] adj. proper or right; suitable befittingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • befitting — befit ► VERB (befitted, befitting) ▪ be appropriate for. DERIVATIVES befitting adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Befitting — Befit Be*fit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befitting}.] To be suitable to; to suit; to become. [1913 Webster] That name best befits thee. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • befitting — befittingly, adv. befittingness, n. /bi fit ing/, adj. suitable; proper; becoming: planned with a befitting sense of majesty. [1555 65; BEFIT + ING2] Syn. appropriate, fitting, apt, seemly. Ant. unsuitable, inappropriate, unbecoming. * * * …   Universalium

  • befitting — adjective appropriate to behavior befitting a father • Similar to: ↑appropriate …   Useful english dictionary

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