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become

verb

1 become

Enter or assume a certain state or condition.

synonyms: get, go.

Roget 847: ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize.    smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, ... show more

Roget 144: be converted into; become, get, wax; come to, turn to, turn into, evolve into, develop into; turn out, lapse, shift; run into, fall into, ... show more

Roget 1: exist, be; have being etc. n.; subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case; occur etc. (event) ... show more

Roget 926: be the duty of; be incumbent etc. adj.. on, be responsible etc. adj.; behoove, become, befit, beseem; belong to, pertain to; ... show more

Dutch: gaan, geraken, komen, raken, treden, vallen



2 become

Undergo a change or development.

synonym: turn.

Dutch: worden

3 become

Come into existence.

Dutch: ontstaan, worden

4 become

Enhance the appearance of:
— Mourning becomes Electra.

synonym: suit.


Moby thesaurus: adorn, agree with, alter into, arise, assimilate to, be born, be bound, be changed, be converted into, be obligated, be obliged, become of, befit, behoove, beseem, break out, bring to, burst forth, change, change into ... show more.

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