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Definition of 'become'


  1. 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!"
       Synonyms: go get
  2. undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"
       Synonyms: turn
  3. come into existence; "What becomes has duration"
  4. enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
       Synonyms: suit

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