What does become mean?

Definitions for become
bɪˈkʌmbe·come

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. become, go, getverb

    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, turnverb

    undergo a change or development

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

  3. becomeverb

    come into existence

    "What becomes has duration"

  4. become, suitverb

    enhance the appearance of

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

Wiktionary

  1. becomeverb

    To arrive, come (to a place).

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

  2. becomeverb

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

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

  3. becomeverb

    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. Becomeverb

    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. Becomeverb

    to come; to get

  4. Becomeverb

    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  

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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

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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. Jen Psaki:

    It took us some time to see and evaluate how ineffective, or how trashed in some ways the refugee processing system had become, and so we had to rebuild some of those muscles and put it back in place.

  2. Meer Hayet Kabir:

    Sometimes he would say he wants to become an accountant, sometimes he would say theology or sociology.

  3. Tonny Xie:

    Local governments will become responsible to assess and meet standards by a certain time, previously, there was one sentence in the law about 'making plans' to treat air pollution, rather than 'achieving plans'.

  4. Jackie Oshry:

    At the end of the day like, I dont know if Ive ever considered Jackie Oshry to be, like, a victim of sexual assault because Im not, there are people who are real victims that I would never compare Jackie Oshry to them. But yes, when I was in high school I was f --- ing 16 years old Cuba Gooding Jr. put his finger up my butt, and I felt wild. She continued, Like, I felt I dont even know what the right word is. And now, its just become, like, a part of who I am. Its a part of my story.

  5. Adriana Nichols:

    It's no longer a question of,' Where do we want to live ?' The question has become,' Where can we live in relationship to what's happening there climate wise ?'.

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