What does befitting mean?

befitting meaning in General Dictionary

appropriate appropriate becoming fitted

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  • proper to
  • of Befit
  • ideal; correct; getting; fitting.

befitting meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1560s, current participle adjective from befit (q.v.). Related: Befittingly.

befitting meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Befit

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  • (a.) right; proper; becoming; fitting.

Sentence Examples with the word befitting

The establishment of the imperial government in Berlin naturally brought with it the erection of a large number of public buildings, and the great prosperity of the country, as well as the enhanced national feeling, has enabled them to be built on a scale of splendour befitting the capital of an empire.

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