Origin of befitting
verb (used with object), be·fit·ted, be·fit·ting.
Origin of befit
Examples from the Web for befitting
Those are serious arguments, befitting a serious antagonist.Why the Rush to Sell Gold Coins is Drowning Out Real Critiques of Obama|David Frum|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Befitting his monotonous moniker, Benjamin Benjamin is a Pacific Northwesterner for whom every day is equally uninspiring.Jonathan Evison’s On the Road: ‘The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving’|Kevin Canfield|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Befitting its location, the conference is half central banking symposium and half rural vacation weekend.
As befitting a reality-TV star, Elsa now has her own Twitter account—which she refers to as "Twister."
I'd much prefer to be predicting a strong dollar, one befitting a great nation on the rise.
This August he was acquiring more dignified forms of speech, befitting a fifth-form boy.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
O'Hana, it comes in most befitting that opportunity is afforded to favour the rescuer with something of greater value than thanks.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
Sometimes some particular species seems to have been chosen as most befitting these dignified attributes.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Fitting, or befitting, is somewhat more elegant, implying a nicer adaptation.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
When a man writes a letter to an intimate friend, or to the woman he loves, he puts on his festive dress; that is befitting.Zones of the Spirit|August Strindberg