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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jonathan Gibralter:

    In college, many times students drink in a way that most people don't comprehend. They drink to accomplish a goal called becoming blackout drunk, they don't know their own capacity, and oftentimes underage students get into situations where they find themselves in trouble and they don't even know how they got there.

  2. Ben Affleck:

    I think becoming a father makes you see the world differently and it’s good.

  3. United States:

    Incirlik has always sort of been entangled in this situation, viewed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan backers and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a chip in a game, at the officer to officer level... relationships are as good as they can be given the circumstances. However, the politics between the United States, under two administrations, and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan government are becoming more and more poisonous -- and this is where it becomes more dangerous.

  4. Derek Meyer:

    But Springville Police definitely stopped the attack from continuing and becoming much worse. Springville Police might have even saved either one of their lives. It could have gone really bad, even for the suspect.

  5. Martin Halle:

    A few things are very clear: the demand for food is going up tremendously because of population growth, [Food production] is becoming more unstable because climate change is affecting production, in the context of growing land and water scarcity. There's very little leeway between supply and demand.

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