What does Become mean?

Definitions for Become
bɪˈkʌmBe·come

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. become, go, get(verb)

    enter or assume a certain state or condition

    "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"

  2. become, turn(verb)

    undergo a change or development

    "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"

  3. become(verb)

    come into existence

    "What becomes has duration"

  4. become, suit(verb)

    enhance the appearance of

    "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!"

Wiktionary

  1. become(Verb)

    To arrive, come (to a place).

    Etymology: becuman, from . Cognate with German bekommen, Dutch bekomen.

  2. become(Verb)

    To begin to be; to come to be; to turn into.

    Etymology: becuman, from . Cognate with German bekommen, Dutch bekomen.

  3. become(Verb)

    To look attractive on, be suitable for.

    That dress really becomes you.

    Etymology: becuman, from . Cognate with German bekommen, Dutch bekomen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Become

    of Become

  2. Become(verb)

    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

  3. Become(verb)

    to come; to get

  4. Become(verb)

    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

Freebase

  1. Become

    Become is the first studio album by Swedish progressive metal band Seventh Wonder. It consists of nine tracks; however, the ninth track is unlisted and untitled.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Become

    be-kum′, v.i. to pass from one state to another: to come to be: to be the fate or end of (followed by of).—v.t. to suit or befit, to grace or adorn fittingly (with dat. object):—pa.t. becāme′; pa.p. become′.—adj. Becom′ing, suitable to: graceful.—adv. Becom′ingly.—n. Becom′ingness. [A.S. becuman. See Come.]

CrunchBase

  1. Become

    Become is a search engine focused solely on shopping. Become offers various views and filtering criteria to allow users to more easily shop locally or all over the web.

Editors Contribution

  1. become

    To change from a specific form to a form of choice.

    We have become such mature, kind, loving and peaceloving people on planet earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Become' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #274

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Become' in Written Corpus Frequency: #758

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Become' in Verbs Frequency: #28

How to pronounce Become?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Become in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Become in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Become in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Become in a Sentence

  1. Duncan Sandys:

    We love royal weddings, but, you know, Fox News’s different. Fox News’s very, very unlikely – would be tragic – if Prince Harry were to become king because Prince Harry is now sixth in line for the throne – that would mean Prince Harry brother and the entirety of [ William’s family ] would have to predecease him.

  2. Masafumi Yamamoto:

    The latest concerns triggered by the sudden policy action may be subsiding a tad. But there is no change in the fact that the Chinese economy is slowing, i think the yuan has become overvalued as other countries tried to cheapen their currencies and it will keep falling, playing catch-up.

  3. Cheryl Mauthe:

    It's a huge blessing to see yourself through someone else's eyes, now, we can step back and look at that year. I'm so proud of who we've become. My kids have handled every moment with grace and dignity.

  4. Hossein Sheikholeslam:

    These attacks will stabilize the Syrian government... and unite the different tribes in Syria as Syrians become aware of their honor and come to the defense of the independence, territorial integrity and the government of their country.

  5. New York:

    It has become a deportation force, and I think you should separate the criminal justice from the immigration issues, new York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand believe that New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand should protect families who need New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand help, and that is not what ICE is doing today, and that's why I believe you should get rid of it, start over, reimagine it and build something that actually works.

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