Behoove

Definition of Behoove

Be`hoove´
v. t.1.To be necessary for; to be fit for; to be meet for, with respect to necessity, duty, or convenience; - mostly used impersonally.
[imp. & p. p. Behooved ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Behooving.]
And thus it behooved Christ to suffer.
- Luke xxiv. 46.
v. i.1.To be necessary, fit, or suitable; to befit; to belong as due.
n.1.Advantage; behoof.
It shall not be to his behoove.
- Gower.

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behove, conform to, fit, meet
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