beseem definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Archaic To be befitting; befit.
    • Literally: to seem or appear (really, ill, most useful, etc.) for (one) to-do or even have. Thus: to-be fit, ideal, or correct for, or worth; to become; to befit.
    • Archaic To be befitting; befit.
    • Literally: to show up or seem (well, ill, best, etc.) for (one) to-do or to have. Therefore: To be fit, suitable, or proper for, or worthy of; to be; to befit.
  • verb:
    • appearing, appear, look (with some qualifying term).
    • become proper or creditable (without qualifying term).
    • accord or comport with
    • appearing, appear, look (with qualifying term).
    • is appropriate or creditable (without qualifying word).
    • accord or comport with
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to look; to seem; to be suitable.
    • To seem; to appear; to be suitable.
  • others:
    • to look.
    • becoming seemly; be meet.
    • In order to become; be complement or worth.
    • to appear complement.
    • To seem.
    • to-be seemly; be meet.
    • to be; be fit for or worth.
    • to appear complement.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "beseem"
    • Prince sat, with his head bowed…
    • View More
260 votes

How would you define beseem?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!