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We have world-class players, so playing in a venue like this is befitting of their quality and caliber.

People’s productivity and commitment are being judged via proxies that aren’t befitting to their role, like attending a weekly virtual happy hour for five months straight.

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As fluent in drug trade jargon as Martian, Future peppers his lyrics with interstellar imagery befitting of his far out vocals.

Did they live their lives in a matter befitting of our standards?

Despite recent attempts at democracy and modernization, Sark is full of quirks befitting its history.

Betty Draper burst onto the small screen with an undeniable presence befitting the wife of the enigmatic Don Draper.

In its place is a reemphasis on heart and humility, a principled populist simplicity befitting the first Jesuit in the office.

Written in a pretty hand it was—handwriting befitting a dum fine-lookin' girl like that!

The considerate sergeant thought this the most befitting place in which to deposit his prisoner until the moment of execution.

She had the august and majestic bearing befitting a queen, and is usually described in classic literature as wearing a veil.

He set about his preparation with the calm deliberation befitting such a tremendous enterprise.

She spoke in a jesting tone ill befitting the solemnity of the subject, and he answered in the same vein.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to befitting, such as: becoming, null, beseeming, conforming, correct, and fit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.