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, seemlyadjective

    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. becomingadjective

    displaying or setting off to best advantage

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

Wiktionary

  1. becomingnoun

    The act or process in which something becomes.

  2. becomingadjective

    pleasingly suitable to the particular person involved.

  3. becomingadjective

    decent, respectable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Becoming

    of Become

  2. Becomingadjective

    appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting

  3. Becomingnoun

    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

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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. Arthur Salzer:

    The U.S. economy is becoming self-sustaining, there is growth and it's probably going to accelerate, it finally seems that we've gotten past that economic malaise that was created by the credit crisis.

  2. Kennedy Mattes:

    We are in a unique moment where the older generation is counting on young people to step up, by becoming a poll worker, you're aiding in the effort to prevent the closure of polling locations, so that you're giving more people the ability to vote so we can have a government that's more representative of the people of the country.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude . . .

  4. Larry Levesque:

    In our quest to become more social, and intelligent, Are we, human kind becoming socially inept due to our own technology. Is our technology making the world smaller? … or driving us from social interaction?”

  5. Donald Trump:

    While many Democrats in the White House National Security Council and Senate would like to make a deal,( White House National Security Council) Speaker( Nancy) Pelosi will not let them negotiate, the party has been hijacked by the open borders fringe within the party. The radical left becoming the radical Democrats.

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