become: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bi-kum'), [key]
— v., be•came, be•come, be•com•ing.
  1. to come, change, or grow to be (as specified): He became tired.
  2. to come into being.
  1. to be attractive on; befit in appearance; look well on: That gown becomes you.
  2. to be suitable or necessary to the dignity, situation, or responsibility of: conduct that becomes an officer.
  3. to happen to; be the fate of: What will become of him?
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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