What does become mean?

become meaning in General Dictionary

To suit or be appropriate to to be congruous with to befit to accord within personality or conditions to-be worth or appropriate for to cause to show up well said of persons and things

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  • 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
  • enter into presence
  • undergo an alteration or development
  • enhance the appearance of
  • enter or believe a particular condition or condition
  • of get
  • to pass through from a single condition to some other; to get into some state or problem, by an alteration from another condition, or by assuming or obtaining brand new properties or attributes, extra matter, or an innovative new personality.
  • in the future; for.
  • to match or perhaps suitable to; is congruous with; to befit; to accord with, in personality or conditions; to-be worthy of, or correct concerning; resulting in to seem really; -- said of individuals and things.

become meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English becuman "happen, come about," in addition "meet with, come," from Proto-Germanic *bikweman "become" (cognates: Dutch bekomen, Old High German biqueman "obtain," German bekommen, Gothic biquiman). A compound of be- and come; it drove aside Old English weor


become meaning in General Dictionary

(p. p.) of get

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  • (v. i.) to pass through from a single state to another; to access some condition or condition, by a change from another condition, or by presuming or receiving brand new properties or characteristics, additional matter, or a brand new character.
  • (v. i.) To come; to have.
  • (v. t.) To accommodate or perhaps suitable to; to be congruous with; to befit; to accord with, in personality or circumstances; becoming worthy of, or proper concerning; to cause to appear well; -- said of people and things.

Sentence Examples with the word become

Constitutional formulae become of preponderating importance when we consider the more complicated inorganic and especially organic compounds.

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