Pronunciation: (bi-kum'), [key]
—v., be•came, be•come, be•com•ing.
1. to come, change, or grow to be (as specified): He became tired.
2. to come into being.
1. to be attractive on; befit in appearance; look well on: That gown becomes you.
2. to be suitable or necessary to the dignity, situation, or responsibility of: conduct that becomes an officer.
3. become of, to happen to; be the fate of: What will become of him?
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