What does the word befit mean?

Usage examples for befit

  1. When Sir Bloedel heard the guerdon, and that the lady through her beauty would befit him well, he weened to serve the lovely queen in strife. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  2. Knight of St. John, I know thy secret projects, subterfuge and evasion neither befit nor avail thee. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton