Definition for became (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), be·came, be·come, be·com·ing.
verb (used with object), be·came, be·come, be·com·ing.
Examples from the Web for became
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
When it became too crowded, they moved her into an open casket on the street.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What had been the greatest asset of the paperback revolution,” observes Rabinowitz, “became its greatest danger.
I always wanted my life to be that way, and it became that way.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thus he became acquainted with a famous singing girl called Tu, whose first name was Mei, or "Elegance."Eastern Shame Girl|Charles Georges Souli
From its foundation in 1752 to 1830, when it became the Royal Infirmary.The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)|Ernest Broxap
The son at this period would have awoke him, but he became more composed, for a time, and enjoyed apparently a refreshing sleep.Fardorougha, The Miser|William Carleton
At last he became worn out, and lay quite still, and thus froze fast in the ice.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
The water boiled, and when more water was added this also became heated to ebullition, and so on indefinitely.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
British Dictionary definitions for became (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for became (2 of 2)
verb -comes, -coming, -came or -come (mainly intr)
Word Origin for become
Idioms and Phrases with became
In addition to the idiom beginning with become
- become of
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