Word of the Week: Behoove
Posted on 26 June 2014 by CliffsNotes
Word: BEHOOVE (v)
Meaning: to be necessary or proper
Synonyms: to be beneficial or profitable
Everyone should have this word in their vocabulary because c’mon, let’s be real. Who doesn’t love saying behoove? So learn a lil’ something about it, try it out in a sentence to your mom, and then unleash this gem on the world!
1. It would behoove you to run a mile every day in preparation for soccer tryouts.
2. Kindness and understanding behoove all relationships. (<-- that’s some pretty good advice too)
3. It behooves me to be nice to my mom because she cooks me dinner and does my laundry.
Now it’s your turn – behoove away!
Definitions provided by American Heritage Dictionary.