What does becoming mean?

Definitions for becoming
bɪˈkʌm ɪŋbe·com·ing

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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.

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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

How to pronounce becoming?

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

How to say becoming in sign language?

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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

Examples of becoming in a Sentence

  1. Paulette Bates Alden:

    Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.

  2. Alain Winants:

    We are for the moment a purely internal defensive service, i think it's necessary, without becoming an action service like the CIA.

  3. Peter Henning:

    I don't see this becoming a case.

  4. Quintilian:

    Nothing can be pleasing which is not also becoming.

  5. The CDC:

    The investigation has not conclusively identified the source of this outbreak, but most ill people interviewed reported eating soft cheese before becoming ill. The investigation is ongoing.

Images & Illustrations of becoming

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