What does the word befitting mean?

Usage examples for befitting

  1. The storm- fiend seemed to have reserved all his favours in order to give us a befitting reception. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. Lady Ruthven is most original, with a wonderfully poetical mind, and is very different from her regal- looking sister, Lady Belhaven, who, still very handsome, sweeps about the long rooms, and for whom 'gracious' is the only befitting expression. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. Now it happened that on the night when Laura's laugh first echoed through her temple another rising temple witnessed a ceremony entirely befitting its use. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
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