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- v. To suit; to befit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. and derivatives. See behoove, &c.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Less correct spelling of behoove.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be appropriate or necessary
From Old English behof (see more at behoof). Cognate with Swedish behöv. (Wiktionary)