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  • verbevolve into
  • verbenhance

synonyms for becomes

  • 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 becomes

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  • remain
  • stagnate
  • hurt
  • disagree
  • oppose
  • mar
  • decrease
  • withhold
  • refuse
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How to use becomes in a sentence

After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Wheat gives place to Rye about the same time, and the Potato, at first comparatively rare, becomes universal.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
This fluid is then heated, adding crystals of sodium acetate until it becomes perfectly clear.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Thought about in this way, or in any other, the series becomes fixed in mind, and will be hard to forget.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
As observation widens and grows finer, the first bald representation becomes fuller and more life-like.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The question then becomes: why did he continually provoke Cibber, knowing the latter had such a story at hand?
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
Humanity must bench with justice; or punishment itself becomes crime, and degenerates into revenge.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The latter-named proportions may in some measure account for "what becomes of the pins?"
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In other words, if one produces a large enough quantity of anything it becomes worthless.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But with no Devil the belief in a merciful and loving Heavenly Father becomes impossible.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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