What does betide mean?

Definitions for betidebɪˈtaɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word betide.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Betide

    be-tīd′, v.i. to happen to, to befall—in third person, and often impersonally, with dative object, now little used save in phrase, 'woe betide!': (rare) to betoken:—pa.p. (Shak.) Betid′. [See Tide.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betide in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Isaac Newton:

    Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us the Lord will provide.

Images & Illustrations of betide

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Translations for betide

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • сполита, случва сеBulgarian
  • случиться, случаться, происходитьRussian

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