- 1begin to be
- 2develop into
- 3suit or be appropriate to
Using become: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "become" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
She became a doctor after years of hard work.
The caterpillar will become a butterfly.
That dress really becomes you.
become Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with become
I wonder what will become of him now that he's lost his job.
In the United States, you become of age when you turn 18.
I haven't seen her in years. I wonder what's become of her.
Summary: become in Brief
The verb 'become' [bɪˈkʌm] means to begin to be or develop into something, or to suit or be appropriate to something. It can be used in phrases like 'become of' and 'become of age.' Examples include 'She became a doctor after years of hard work,' and 'That dress really becomes you.'