part of speech: verb

inflections: becomes, becoming, became, become

definition 1: to grow or come to be.

  • Liz became ill after eating a poisonous mushroom.
  • This tadpole will become a frog.

synonyms: fall, get, grow, take

definition 2: to look good with; suit well.

  • That jacket becomes you.

synonyms: flatter, suit

definition 3: to be correct for; fit or suit.

  • Respect for adults becomes a young child.

synonyms: suit

phrase: become of