Synonyms for behooves
- be expected
- be fitting
- be incumbent upon
- be needful
- be one's obligation
- be required
- be requisite
- be right
- owe it to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEHOOVES
And so, my lads, it behooves us to be cautious with a very great caution.
It behooves me all the more to see to it that I am not duped in the end.
It behooves the materialists to use language with more precision and accuracy than this.
We know nothing about it, and, therefore, it behooves us to say nothing.
It behooves us, gentlemen, to think first of the cities of our King.
It behooves us then to acquaint ourselves with these new aspects of the human soul.
For so it behooves a modern parent to behave in the presence of his children.
It behooves us to keep close track of our herds and mark them carefully.
"For which reason it behooves a man to eat, drink and be merry while he may," retorted the other.
Therefore it behooves us to be silent respecting the matter.