verb [no object]literary
Happen or find by chance: the most extraordinary person I ever have bechanced upon [with object]: the occasion to be in London finally bechanced him
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- So, fearing lest a worse thing should bechance him, from Abbeville he went up to Paris.
- My sons - God knows what hath bechanced them.
- It was only yesterday morning that she had bechanced to see it, not surprisingly following a discussion on that very same subject.
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