v. be·came (-kām), be·come, be·com·ing, be·comes
To grow or come to be: became more knowledgeable; will become clearer in the morning.
1. To be appropriate or suitable to: "It would not become me ... to interfere with parties" (Jonathan Swift).
2. To show to advantage; look good with: The new suit becomes you.
To be the fate of; happen to: What has become of the old garden?
[Middle English bicomen, from Old English becuman; see gwā- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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