transitive verb-·fit′ted, -·fit′ting
to be suitable or proper for; be suited or becoming to
transitive verbbe·fit·ted, be·fit·ting, be·fits
To be suitable to or appropriate for: formal attire that befits the occasion.
(third-person singular simple present befits, present participle befitting, simple past and past participle befitted)
- to be fit for
- His conduct was not befitting an officer of his station.