Behove vs Behote - What's the difference?

behove | behote |


As verbs the difference between behove and behote

is that behove is to suit; to befit while behote is .

behove

English

Alternative forms

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Verb

(behov)
  • To suit; to befit.
  • * 1803 , , Letter to Benjamin Rush April 21.
  • It behoves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others; or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
  • * 1936 , , More Poems , II., lines 11-12:
  • No fire-faced prophet brought me word
    Which way behoved me go.
  • * 2001 January 16, , in the House of Commons Hansard Debates for 16 Jan 2001 (pt 23),
  • It behoves the Government to take note of that.
  • * 2003 November 3, , ‚ÄúResistance is the first step towards Iraqi independence‚ÄĚ, ] [[wikipedia:The Guardian, The Guardian] ,
  • Nor does it behove western commentators whose countries are occupying Iraq to lay down conditions for those opposing it.

    behote

    English

    Verb

    (head)