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Verb: become (became,become)  bi'kúm
  1. Enter or assume a certain state or condition
    "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news";
    - go, get
  2. Undergo a change or development
    "Her former friend became her worst enemy";
    - turn
  3. Come into existence
    "What becomes has duration"
  4. Enhance the appearance of
    "Mourning becomes Electra";
    - suit

Derived forms: becoming, became, become, becomes

See also: come along, get over, make headway

Type of: beautify, change state, embellish, fancify, metamorphose, prettify, transform, transmute, turn

Encyclopedia: Become