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The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To grow or come to be: became more knowledgeable; will become clearer in the morning.
  • v. To be appropriate or suitable to: "It would not become me . . . to interfere with partiesā€ ( Jonathan Swift).
  • v. To show to advantage; look good with: The new suit becomes you.
  • phrasal-verb. become of To be the fate of; happen to: What has become of the old garden?
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To pass from one state to another; to enter into some state or condition, by a change from another state, or by assuming or receiving new properties or qualities, additional matter, or a new character.
  • verb-intransitive. To come; to get.
  • v. To suit or be suitable to; to be congruous with; to befit; to accord with, in character or circumstances; to be worthy of, or proper for; to cause to appear well; -- said of persons and things.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To come; arrive; betake one's self; go.
  • To come about; come into being; pass from non-existence; arise.
  • To change or pass from one state of existence to another; come to be something different; come or grow to be: as, the boy rapidly becomes the man.
  • To be fit or proper; be decorous or praiseworthy.
  • To be the fate of; be the end of; be the final or subsequent condition: after what: as, what will become of our commerce? what will become of us? It applies to place as well as condition: What has become of my friend? that is, where is he? as well as, what is his condition?
  • To suit or be suitable to; be congruous with; befit; accord with in character or circumstances; be worthy of or proper to: rarely said of persons.
  • To befit in appearance; suit esthetically; grace or adorn.
  • [Formerly becomed was sometimes used as the past participle.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. enhance the appearance of
  • v. undergo a change or development
  • v. enter or assume a certain state or condition
  • v. come into existence
  • Verb Form
    became    becomes    becoming   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    fancify    beautify    embellish    prettify   
    Cross Reference
    grace    beautify    to become of   
    arise    come up    form    root    take form    uprise    originate    come    take shape    spring   
    Words with the same meaning
    come    get    befit    grow    turn    go    fall    drop    wax    suit   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brum    Krum    Mum    alum    brum    bum    chum    clum    come    crum   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    improve    strive    farm    written    theirs    correct    taken    put    agree    please