—v.i. 1. to come, change, or grow to be (as specified): He became tired. 2. to come into being.
—v.t. 1. to be attractive on; befit in appearance; look well on: That gown becomes you. 2. to be suitable or necessary to the dignity, situation, or responsibility of: conduct that becomes an officer. 3. become of, to happen to; be the fate of: What will become of him?