Definitions of beseem

  1. 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.
  2. To seem; to appear; to be fitting.
  3. Be suitable or becoming to; to befit; to seem.
  4. Beseemed.
  5. Beseeming.
  6. To be seemly or fit for.
  7. To become; befit.
  8. To be becoming to; befit.
  9. To seem.
  10. Beseemingly.
  11. To become; to befit; to be worthy of.

Usage examples for beseem

  1. Life is an ephemeral business, and we waste too much of it in judging where it would beseem us better to accept, that we ourselves may come to be accepted by such future ages as may pursue the study of us. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  2. For it would not beseem Americans, said Franklin, to fight against one who had earned the admiration of the whole world. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall