Definitions of become

  1.   enhance the appearance of Mourning becomes Electra This behavior doesn't suit you
  2.   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
  3.   come into existence What becomes has duration
  4.   undergo a change or development The water turned into ice Her former friend became her worst enemy He turned traitor
  5.   of Become
  6.   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
  7.   To come to get
  8.   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
  9.   To pass from one state to another come or grow to be
  10.   To suit or be suitable to agree with grace or adorn
  11.   Became
  12.   Become
  13.   Becoming
  14.   To pass from one state to another to come to be fol by of to be the fate or end of
  15.   To suit or befit pa t became pa p become
  16.   To come to be to be made
  17.   To suit or befit
  18.   To accord with befit
  19.   To set off grace
  20.   To come to a state or condition begin come to pass
  21.   To be fit or suitable
  22.   To suit to befit to accord with to adorn To become of to be the fate or end of it is generally preceded by what
  23.   To pass from one state to another to come to be
  24.   To pass from one state to another to befit to sit gracefully

Antonyms for become

be, continue, linger, remain, stay, abide.

Quotes of become

  1. Plenty of people wish to become devout but no one wishes to be humble – Joseph Addison
  2. Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers – Mary Catherine Bateson
  3. There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum At that time you must accept yourself It is not anymore what you will become It is what you are and always will be – John Fowles
  4. It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself – Betty Friedan
  5. I even went so far as to become a Southern Baptist for a while until I realized that they didn't hold 'em under long enough – Kinky Friedman
  6. In order to become the master the politician poses as the servant – Charles de Gaulle
  7. If boyhood and youth are but vanity must it not be our ambition to become men – Vincent Van Gogh
  8. Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts – Ernest Hemingway
  9. When the impulses which stir us to profound emotion are integrated with the medium of expression every interview of the soul may become art This is contingent upon mastery of the medium – Hans Hofmann
  10. I wouldn't be surprised if some day they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian It's become part of our culture those characters – Joe Mantegna
  11. We fail to see that we can control our destiny make ourselves do whatever is possible make ourselves become whatever we long to be – Orison Swett Marden
  12. They don't actually see the real world where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying And even though we have some blue sky now in our country the sky could become cloudy again very soon – Luc Montagnier
  13. What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood When the child grows up it disappears without a trace It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day or even a great painter But then he will have to begin everything again from zero – Pablo Picasso
  14. The fact not theory that evolution has occurred and the Darwinian theory as to how it occurred have become so confused in popular opinion that the distinction must be stressed – George G. Simpson
  15. When I let go of what I am I become what I might be – Lao Tzu

Usage examples for become

  1. What has become of Spence – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. And what has become of the colonel – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  3. And then he thought what will become of them – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  4. Now they had become men – The Lonely Ones by Edward W. Ludwig
  5. And you must call me 'Miss ' till I become 'Ma'am ” – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  6. What would become of these my people – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  7. But still it had become his – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  8. The first question he asked me when he felt himself able to talk once more was Nurse Wade what has become of her – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  9. And what's goin' to become of her – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  10. “ I wonder what has become of them – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  11. And suppose the Trappists will not have me he thought what will become of me – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  12. He never would become a lord to be one of such people never never – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  13. Many young men never have any training of this sort till they become of age – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  14. But listen to me it's possible that you are already with child or that you may become so this morning promise to name the child after me – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. When did your husband become like this – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  16. “ I am mad but how did I become so – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  17. “ I wasn't going to tell you but I don't know what is to become of us ” – The Little Colonel by Annie Fellows Johnston
  18. What would become of Mother and me – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. You'll become tired of that I should think – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. Well that is good said the wife we shall become very rich – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole

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