Synonyms of becoming


1. become, go, get, change state, turn

usage: 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!"

2. become, turn, transform, transmute, metamorphose

usage: undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"

3. become

usage: come into existence; "What becomes has duration"

4. become, suit, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

usage: enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!"


1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly, proper (vs. improper)

usage: 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, flattering (vs. unflattering)

usage: displaying or setting off to best advantage; "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"

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Definition and meaning of becoming (Dictionary)