What is the meaning of become?


  • Enter or assume a certain state or condition.
    • usage: "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"
  • Undergo a change or development.
    • usage: "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"
  • Come into existence.
    • usage: "What becomes has duration"
  • Enhance the appearance of.
    • usage: "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you"
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APAWordNet. (2010). become. Retrieved April 20, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/become/definitions/1259731
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