, v. i. To come to pass; to happen; to occur.
[1913 Webster]

A salve for any sore that may betide.
[1913 Webster]

Shakespeare has used it with of. "What would betide of me ?"
[1913 Webster]





(), } adv. [Pref. be- (for by) + time; that is, by the proper time. The -s is an adverbial ending.] 1. In good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early.
[1913 Webster]

To measure life learn thou betimes.
[1913 Webster]

To rise betimes is often harder than to do all the day's work.
[1913 Webster]

2. In a short time; soon; speedily; forth with.
[1913 Webster]

He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes.
[1913 Webster]


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href=""
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Thu 02nd December 2021