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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beseem  \Be*seem"\,  v.  i. 
  To  seem;  to  appear;  to  be  fitting.  [Obs.]  ``As  beseemed 
  best.''  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beseem  \Be*seem"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Beseemed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Beseeming}.]  [Pref.  be-  +  seem.] 
  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. 
 
  A  duty  well  beseeming  the  preachers.  --Clarendon. 
 
  What  form  of  speech  or  behavior  beseemeth  us  in  our 
  prayers  to  God  ?  --Hocker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beseem 
  v  :  accord  or  comport  with  [syn:  {befit},  {suit}] 




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