Become Definition

Define what is Become?

1. become, get, go (verb)

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: get, go
Hypernyms

change state, turn verb
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action.

Hyponyms

sober up, sober verb
become sober after excessive alcohol consumption.

sober, sober up verb
become more realistic.

work verb
arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion.

take effect verb
go into effect or become effective or operative.

run verb
change from one state to another.

take verb
be seized or affected in a specified way.

break verb
come into being.

settle verb
become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet.

2. become, turn (verb)

undergo a change or development.

  • The water turned into ice.
  • Her former friend became her worst enemy.
  • He turned traitor.
Synonyms: turn
Hypernyms

transmute, metamorphose, transform verb
change in outward structure or looks.

Hyponyms

boil down, come down, reduce verb
be the essential element.

suffocate, choke verb
become stultified, suppressed, or stifled.

nucleate verb
form into a nucleus.

add up, amount, come verb
develop into.

3. become (verb)

come into existence.

  • What becomes has duration.
Hyponyms

occur, come verb
come to one's mind; suggest itself.

root verb
come into existence, originate.

take form, take shape, spring, form verb
develop into a distinctive entity.

arise, originate, spring up, uprise, develop, grow, rise verb
come into existence; take on form or shape.

bob up, arise, come up verb
originate or come into being.

make verb
be or be capable of being changed or made into.

4. become, suit (verb)

enhance the appearance of.

  • Mourning becomes Electra.
  • This behavior doesn't suit you!.
Synonyms: suit
Hypernyms

beautify, fancify, prettify, embellish verb
make more beautiful.

Nearby Terms

become flat (verb)
lose sparkle or bouquet

becoming (adjective satellite)
according with custom or propriety

becomingly (adverb)
in a becoming manner

becomingness (noun)
the quality of being becoming

Becquerel (noun)
French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)

bed (noun)
a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep

bed and breakfast (noun)
an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast

bed bug (noun)
bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

bed check (noun)
a check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be

bed clothing (noun)
coverings that are used on a bed

bed cover (noun)
decorative cover for a bed

bed covering (noun)
decorative cover for a bed

bed down (verb)
go to bed

bed ground (noun)
an area on which a drove of cattle or sheep can sleep for a night

bed jacket (noun)
a lightweight jacket worn over bedclothes (as when sitting in bed)