What does becoming mean?

Definitions for becomingbɪˈkʌm ɪŋ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly(adj)

    according with custom or propriety

    "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"

  2. becoming(adj)

    displaying or setting off to best advantage

    "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"

Wiktionary

  1. becoming(Noun)

    The act or process in which something becomes.

  2. becoming(Adjective)

    pleasingly suitable to the particular person involved.

  3. becoming(Adjective)

    decent, respectable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Becoming

    of Become

  2. Becoming(adj)

    appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting

  3. Becoming(noun)

    that which is becoming or appropriate

Freebase

  1. Becoming

    "Becoming" is a song by American heavy metal group Pantera from their album Far Beyond Driven. It was released as a 2-track promotional-only vinyl 12", with "5 Minutes Alone" as its B-side. The song features a unique guitar riff by Dimebag Darrell which involves a DigiTech Whammy pedal as well as extensive double bass drumming from Vinnie Paul. It also uses an unusual guitar tuning, simultaneously mixing dropped-D and Eb tuning.

Suggested Resources

  1. becoming

    Song lyrics by becoming -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by becoming on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'becoming' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1435

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'becoming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2458

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of becoming in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of becoming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    The fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything.

  2. Yair Lapid:

    I don’t think Israel’s becoming more religious, I think its politics is becoming more religious. There’s a difference.

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...

  4. Charlie Leocha:

    People are becoming more aware of the fact that airfares are just becoming indecipherable, at a certain point the patience of the American public starts to wear thin.

  5. Steve King:

    Their effort here is to be celebrating because the United States is moving towards becoming, the whites becoming a minority, a majority-minority within the country according to what their plan is.

Images & Illustrations of becoming


Translations for becoming

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for becoming »

Translation

Find a translation for the becoming definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these becoming definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

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

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"becoming." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 24 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/becoming>.

Are we missing a good definition for becoming? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for becoming:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.