from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Archaic To be appropriate for; befit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To appear, seem, look (with some qualifying word).
- v. To be appropriate or creditable (without qualifying word).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. 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.
- intransitive v. To seem; to appear; to be fitting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To seem.
- To be seemly; be meet.
- To become; be fit for or worthy of.
- To seem fit for.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. accord or comport with
Middle English bisemen : bi-, be- + semen, to seem; see seem.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From be- + seem. (Wiktionary)