to appear to seem to-be suitable
- Literally to show up or seem really ill well an such like for one to do or even to have Hence To be fit suitable or correct for or worth to be to befit
- accord or comport with
- Literally: To appear or seem (really, ill, most readily useful, etc.) for (one) to-do or even have. Thus: to-be fit, suitable, or correct for, or worthy of; in order to become; to befit.
- to look; appearing; becoming suitable.
early 13c., from be- + appear (v.). Related: Beseemed; beseeming.
(v. t.) truly: to show up or appear (really, sick, best, etc.) for (one) to accomplish or even have. Ergo: become fit, suitable, or proper for, or worthy of; to become; to befit.
- (v. i.) to appear; appearing; to be suitable.