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  • definitions

became

[ bih-keym ]SEE DEFINITION OF became
  • verbevolve into
  • verbenhance

Synonyms for became

  • come
  • develop into
  • grow into
  • turn into
  • convert
  • incline
  • mature
  • metamorphose
  • shift
  • wax
  • alter to
  • assume form of
  • be converted to
  • be reduced to
  • be reformed
  • be remodeled
  • be transformed into
  • change into
  • come to be
  • emerge as
  • eventually be
  • pass into
  • ripen into
  • turn out
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Antonyms for became

  • remain
  • stagnate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BECAME

Finally his limbs straightened, and became perfectly rigid and motionless.

He repulsed the advances of neighbors, and became what Robert called him—a miser.

He became conscious of sympathising generously with all men not thus equipped.

Percval quickly helped him into a chair, where he became limp.

Not that in his presence she became vain or petty or jealous; that would have been impossible.

After a time, however, the Jews and the Canaanites became friends.

From that moment on they became wanderers upon the face of the Earth.

These concealed meetings, once begun, became an absorbing excitement.

Under the eternal urge of freedom we became an independent Nation.

Omar Ben became conscious of an uproar beyond the garden wall.

WORD ORIGIN

past tense of become (q.v.).