Be·tide v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betided Obs. Betid p. pr. & vb. n. Betiding.] To happen to; to befall; to come to ; as, woe betide the wanderer.
What will betide the few ? --Milton.
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 ?”
v : become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall
her"; "What has become of my children?" [syn: befall, bechance]