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befittingly : Related Words Words similar in meaning to befittingly

well-timed

  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    timely; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed
  • adverb at an opportune time
    timely; seasonably; apropos.
    • your letter arrived apropos

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appropriately

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; befittingly; fittingly; suitably.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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acceptableness

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptability.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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apropos

  • adjective of an appropriate or pertinent nature
  • adverb at an opportune time
    timely; seasonably; well-timed.
    • your letter arrived apropos

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desirable

  • adjective worth having or seeking or achieving
    • a desirable job
    • computer with many desirable features
    • a desirable outcome
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    suitable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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primed

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
    set; fit.
    • in no fit state to continue
    • fit to drop
    • laughing fit to burst
    • she was fit to scream
    • primed for a fight
    • we are set to go at any time
  • verb insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
    prime.
    • prime a cannon
    • prime a mine

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accept

  • verb consider or hold as true
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
  • verb receive willingly something given or offered
    have; take.
    • The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter
    • I won't have this dog in my house!
    • Please accept my present

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malapropos

  • adjective of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
  • adverb at an inconvenient time
    inopportunely.
    • he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner
    • she answered malapropos

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appropriate

  • verb give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    set aside; earmark; allow; reserve.
    • I will earmark this money for your research
    • She sets aside time for meditation every day
  • verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    capture; conquer; seize.
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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acceptability

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptableness.

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proper

  • adjective marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
    • proper medical treatment
    • proper manners
  • adjective satellite having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; not just a snack"
    • wanted a proper dinner
    • he finally has a proper job

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correctitude

  • noun correct or appropriate behavior
    propriety; properness.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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habitability

  • noun suitability for living in or on
    habitableness.

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in_line

  • adjective satellite being next in a line of succession
    • he was in line for the presidency
  • adjective satellite awaiting something; especially something due
    • people were in line at the checkout counter
    • she was in line for promotion

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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suitableness

  • noun the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose
    suitability.
    • an important requirement is suitability for long trips

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properness

  • noun correct or appropriate behavior
    propriety; correctitude.

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timeliness

  • noun being at the right time
    seasonableness.
  • noun timely convenience
    patness; opportuneness.

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just_the_ticket

  • noun the appropriate or desirable thing
    ticket.
    • this car could be just the ticket for a small family

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qualification

  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    making.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician
  • noun the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea
    • his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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decent

  • adjective satellite socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    nice.
    • from a decent family
    • a nice girl
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; becoming; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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grade-appropriate

  • adjective satellite the quality of ability and work that is appropriate for students in a specified grade

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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appositeness

  • noun appropriateness for the occasion
    aptness.
    • the phrase had considerable aptness

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befitting

  • adjective satellite appropriate to
    • behavior befitting a father
  • verb accord or comport with
    beseem; befit; suit.
    • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

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fittingly

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; appropriately; befittingly; suitably.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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fittingness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fitness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position

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opportuneness

  • noun timely convenience
    patness; timeliness.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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felicity

  • noun pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
    felicitousness.
  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    happiness.

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suitability

  • noun the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose
    suitableness.
    • an important requirement is suitability for long trips

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suited

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suitable.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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worthy

  • noun an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
    • he told his story to some conservative worthies
    • local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
  • adjective having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
    • a worthy fellow
    • a worthy cause

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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felicitousness

  • noun pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
    felicity.

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timely

  • adjective satellite before a time limit expires
    • the timely filing of his income tax return
  • adjective satellite done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    well-timed; well timed; seasonable.
    • a timely warning
    • with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
    • a seasonable time for discussion
    • the book's publication was well timed

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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suitably

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; appropriately; befittingly; fittingly.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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befittingly

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    fitly; appropriately; fittingly; suitably.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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aptness

  • noun a disposition to behave in a certain way
    propensity.
    • the aptness of iron to rust
    • the propensity of disease to spread
  • noun appropriateness for the occasion
    appositeness.
    • the phrase had considerable aptness

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propriety

  • noun correct or appropriate behavior
    correctitude; properness.

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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fitly

  • adverb in an appropriate manner
    appropriately; befittingly; fittingly; suitably.
    • he was appropriately dressed

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habitableness

  • noun suitability for living in or on
    habitability.

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fitness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fittingness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position
  • noun good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
    physical fitness.

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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patness

  • noun timely convenience
    opportuneness; timeliness.

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passing

  • noun (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    passing play; passing game; pass.
    • the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
  • noun euphemistic expressions for death
    loss; departure; going; exit; expiration; release.
    • thousands mourned his passing

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appropriateness

  • noun appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
    rightness.
  • noun the quality of being specially suitable

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out_of_place

  • adjective satellite of an inappropriate or misapplied nature
    inapposite.
  • adverb in a setting where one is or feels inappropriate or incongruous
    • he felt out of place in the lingerie shop

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meet

  • noun a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
    sports meeting.
  • verb come together
    see; come across; run into; run across; encounter.
    • I'll probably see you at the meeting
    • How nice to see you again!

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