Meaning of BECOME in English

■ verb ( ~s , becoming ; past became ; past participle ~ )

1》 begin to be.

↘develop into.

↘(of a person) qualify or be accepted as.

↘( ~ of ) (in questions) happen to.

2》 (of clothing) look well on.

↘be appropriate to (someone).


OE becuman 'come to a place, come to be or do something' (see be- , come ), of Gmc origin.

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