Synonyms of become in English:



  • 1 she became rich
    grow, get, turn, come to be, get to be
    literary wax
  • 2 he became a tyrant
    turn into, change into, be transformed into, be converted into
  • 3 he became Louisiana's attorney general
    be appointed (as), be assigned as, be nominated, be elected (as), be made
  • 4 the dress becomes her
    suit, flatter, look good on;
    set off, show to advantage
  • 5 it ill becomes him to preach the gospel during a board meeting
    befit, suit, behoove
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    become of

    whatever became of the guy who designed your terrace?
    happen to, be the fate of, be the lot of, overtake
    literary befall, betide

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    Word of the day retroflex
    Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
    turned backwards