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Overview of verb become

The verb become has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (327) become, go, get

(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!")

2. (220) become, turn

(undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor")

3. (5) become

(come into existence; "What becomes has duration")

4. become, suit

(enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!")

Overview of adj becoming

The adj becoming has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly

(according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior")

2. becoming

(displaying or setting off to best advantage; "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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