betamen

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Germanic, from Middle Dutch betamen, getemen, from the totally obsolete verb tamen, of uncertain origin, hence cognate with tamelijk

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betamen (past singular betaamde, past participle betaamd)

  1. (intransitive) To behoove, be appropriate, fitting or necessary, to suit
  2. (intransitive) To please, be welcome (to ...), befit
  3. (intransitive) To belong to, be due to

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