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The priority here appears to be the cast’s safety and comfort—an impulse that would behoove some other franchises.

So from that end of productivity, it could potentially behoove publishers and other companies to not send their employees or force them back into an office, just because they might be working more hours if they don’t have a commute.

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Given that microbial pathogens are a major human foe, it would behoove us to evolve some way to sniff out when others are sick.

From Time

It would behoove us to think about how we can manage, not if, but when we have major failures of the electric grid, which could happen for climate- and weather-related reasons or other reasons.

So I thought it behooved us, on the 20th anniversary of starting that list, to take a harder look at what progress means.

If so, it would behoove Yaalon, and Melamed, to reveal the details of their conversations.

Now as heretofore it will behoove the Editor of these pages, were it never so unsuccessfully, to do his endeavor.

It was not that he feared an action for breach of promise, but that, as a gentleman, it would behoove him to be true to his word.

Therefore it does not behoove any active man to make gratuitous additions of a peculiar nature to the law of business.

A private letter to me was sealed up with his will, which, of course, it would not behoove me to make public.

They are the men whom it would behoove you to drill a little, and tie to the halberts in a benevolent manner, if you could!


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to behoove, such as: befit, beseem, suit, be expected, be fitting, and be incumbent upon.

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