Etymology
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become (v.)

Old English becuman "happen, come about, befall," also "meet with, fall in with; arrive, approach, enter," from Proto-Germanic *bikweman (source also of Dutch bekomen, Old High German biqueman "obtain," German bekommen, Gothic biquiman). A compound of the sources of be- and come.

Meaning "change from one state of existence to another" is from 12c. Older sense preserved in what has become of it? It drove out Old English weorðan "to befall." Meaning "to look well, suit or be suitable to" is early 14c., from earlier sense of "to agree with, be fitting or proper" (early 13c.).

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Definitions of become

become (v.)
enter or assume a certain state or condition;
He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
Synonyms: go / get
become (v.)
undergo a change or development;
Her former friend became her worst enemy
Synonyms: turn
become (v.)
come into existence;
What becomes has duration
become (v.)
enhance the appearance of;
Mourning becomes Electra
Synonyms: suit
From wordnet.princeton.edu