Become

Definition of Become

Be`come´
v. i.1.To pass from one state to another; to enter into some state or condition, by a change from another state, or by assuming or receiving new properties or qualities, additional matter, or a new character.
[imp. Became ( ); p. p. Become; p. pr. & vb. n. Becoming.]
The Lord God . . . breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
- Gen. ii. 7.
That error now which is become my crime.
- Milton.
2.To come; to get.
But, madam, where is Warwick then become!
- Shak.
To become of
to be the present state or place of; to be the fate of; to be the end of; to be the final or subsequent condition of.
What is then become of so huge a multitude?
- Sir W. Raleigh.
v. t.1.To suit or be suitable to; to be congruous with; to befit; to accord with, in character or circumstances; to be worthy of, or proper for; to cause to appear well; - said of persons and things.
It becomes me so to speak of so excellent a poet.
- Dryden.
I have known persons so anxious to have their dress become them, as to convert it, at length, into their proper self, and thus actually to become the dress.
- Coleridge.

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