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Meaning of BETIDE

Pronunciation:  bi'tId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"
 

BETIDE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bechance, befall
 
 See Also: come about, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Be*tide"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Betided}, Obs. {Betid};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Betiding}.] [OE. bitiden; pref. bi-, be- +
    tiden, fr. AS. t[=i]dan, to happen, fr. t[=i]d time. See
    {Tide}.]
    To happen to; to befall; to come to; as, woe betide the
    wanderer.
    
          What will betide the few ?               --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Be*tide"\, v. i.
    To come to pass; to happen; to occur.
    
          A salve for any sore that may betide.    --Shak.
    
    Note: Shakespeare has used it with of. ``What would betide of
          me ?''
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be found, be met with, be realized, bechance, befall, break, chance, come, come about, come along, come down, come off, come to pass, come true, develop, eventuate, fall, fall out, go, go off, hap, happen, happen along, happen by chance, hazard, occur, pass, pass off, pop up, take place, transpire, turn up
 

 

 

 

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