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Definitions of behoove
To be necessary for; to be fit for; to be meet for, with respect to necessity, duty, or convenience; - mostly used impersonally. Webster Dictionary DB
To be necessary, or be fit; as, it will behoove you to mend your ways. Also, behove. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
To be fit, right, or necessary for-now only used impersonally with it. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
To be necessary for, or the duty of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
To be becoming to, needful, or right for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
be appropriate or necessary; "IT behooves us to reflect on this matter" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
To be necessary, fit, or proper for. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
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