become become  /bɪ ˈkəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) enter or assume a certain state or condition
  2. (v) undergo a change or development
  3. (v) come into existence
  4. (v) enhance the appearance of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The irrational attacks on health-care reform show what the GOP has become: a party of nihilists.
  2. But the Lindbergh kidnapping had become more than just a particularly heinous act.
  3. Marsic has been training for three years to become a guide.

News

  1. Jameis Winston clear favorite to become FSU’s starting QB after Clint Trickett allowed to transfer

    Jameis Winston clear favorite to become FSU’s starting QB after Clint Trickett allowed to transfer
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Rick Mello to become interim AD at Rice

    Rick Mello to become interim AD at Rice Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 5:18 pm, Friday, June 21, 2013 Rick Mello will be named interim athletic director at Rice when Rick Greenspan leaves the school at the end of the month, a source with knowledge of the situation said ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Offshore Wind May Become Key to Japan’s Energy Mix, Vestas Says

    Wind energy, especially offshore, could become a key power source as the country reviews its energy strategy, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) Chief Marketing Officer Morten Albaek said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "I understand how easy it is for this town to become consumed in the game of politics, to turn every issue into a running tally of who's up and who's down," Obama said in his opening remarks.
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  2. "I hadn't done anything in television since 'My So-Called Life,'" Danes said. "Both projects are so extraordinary and since I was last nominated - since I was a kid - television has become incredibly sophisticated and a wonderfully fertile...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Claire Danes Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "I am vetoing this bill because I have become convinced that this issue is of such significant societal importance that it deserves to be decided directly by all the people of Hawaii," Lingle said. "The subject of this legislation has touched...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Linda Lingle Source: CNN

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