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beseem Explained

Beseem at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Beseem \Be*seem"\, v. i.
To seem; to appear; to be fitting. [Obs.] ``As beseemed
best.'' --Spenser.

Beseem \Be*seem"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beseemed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Beseeming}.] [Pref. be- + seem.]
Literally: To appear or seem (well, ill, best, etc.) for
(one) to do or to have. Hence: To be fit, suitable, or proper
for, or worthy of; to become; to befit.

A duty well beseeming the preachers. --Clarendon.

What form of speech or behavior beseemeth us, in our
prayers to God ? --Hocker.

beseem at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

beseem
v : accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit
a young woman!" [syn: {befit}, {suit}]

beseem at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From be- + seem.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /bɪˈsiːm/

Verb

Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: archaic » transitive and intransitive To appear, seem, look (with some qualifying word).
    1. : This inn beseems well for a weary traveller.
    2. Inter: archaic » transitive and intransitive To be appropriate or creditable (without qualifying word).
    3. :* 1819: “Lady,” said Cedric, “this beseems not; were further pledge necessary, I myself, offended, and justly offended, as I am, would yet gage my honour for the honour of Ivanhoe.” — Category: w - :Walter Scott|Walter Scott, Category: w - :Ivanhoe|Ivanhoe

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to appear, seem, look

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|приличам|tr=priličam, Inter: t+ » bg|подобавам|tr=podobavam

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: sich Inter: t+ » de|ziemen


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to be appropriate or credible
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|подобавам|tr=podobavam


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: sich Inter: t+ » de|ziemen

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » beseem
    Translation: ko » beseem
    Translation: io » beseem
    Translation: kn » beseem
    Translation: my » beseem
    Translation: te » beseem
    Translation: vi » beseem
    Translation: zh » beseem