The definition of behoove means to be necessary or appropriate for.(verb)
An example of behoove is the effect a lecture on college scholarships has for graduating high school seniors.
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verb be·hooved, be·hoov·ing, be·hooves verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English behoven
Origin: , from Old English behōfian; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
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