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Meaning of BETIDE

Pronunciation:  bi'tId

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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
    To happen to; to befall; to come to; as, woe betide the
          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