One or the other kept canceling—three times, five, 10; it was becoming a joke.
Since becoming a mom, I've learned the importance of drinking.
NY Times is becoming an instrument for special interest of the evil-doers of the world to achieve their political goals.
When it comes to the increasing number of rape allegations leveled at Bill Cosby, the smoke is becoming impenetrable.
New York has legalized same-sex marriage, becoming the sixth state to do so and by far the largest.
She is becoming just, scrupulous, humane, and therefore she is doomed.
"No, sir; I did not," I replied, with becoming promptness after the threat he had used.
Mme. Rosemilly exclaimed, becoming a little serious as they entered the room.
"I am," said Beecot, becoming scarlet, and throwing back his head.
"becoming commoner every day, you'll find," interjaculated the Colonel.
"looking well," 1560s, from earlier sense of "fitting" (early 13c.), from present participle of become. Related: Becomingly; becomingness.
Old English becuman "happen, come about," also "meet with, arrive," from Proto-Germanic *bikweman "become" (cf. Dutch bekomen, Old High German biqueman "obtain," German bekommen, Gothic biquiman). A compound of be- and come; it drove out Old English weorðan. Meaning "to look well" is early 14c., from earlier sense of "to agree with, be fitting" (early 13c.).