Definitions for betidebɪˈtaɪd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word betide

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

be•tidebɪˈtaɪd(v.)-tid•ed, -tid•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to happen to; befall:

    Woe betide the villain!

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (v.i.)to happen.

Origin of betide:

1125–75; ME

Princeton's WordNet

  1. befall, bechance, betide(verb)

    become of; happen to

    "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"


  1. betide(Verb)

    To happen to.

  2. betide(Verb)

    To happen; to take place; to bechance or befall.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betide(verb)

    to happen to; to befall; to come to ; as, woe betide the wanderer

  2. Betide(verb)

    to come to pass; to happen; to occur


Find a translation for the betide definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these betide definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"betide." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for betide?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for betide: