verb (used without object), be·fell, be·fall·en, be·fall·ing.
verb (used with object), be·fell, be·fall·en, be·fall·ing.
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Baseball is the game in which, every day, you take responsibility for everything that has befallen others yet is not your fault.The Nationals didn’t seek this pain, but they might be growing from it|Thomas M. Boswell|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Now, many are worried that the fate that befell Texas and Florida could happen everywhere, throwing an already-fragile industry even deeper into prolonged crisis.As Texas and Florida Bars Close Down, Bartenders Fear the Worst|Andrew R. Chow|June 26, 2020|Time
There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Information about the neurologic and psychological changes that may befall young TBI victims is scarce.Study Says Half of Jailed NYC Teens Have History of Brain Injury|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was in tears as he begged them to tell their own people to stay in their homes and promised that no harm would befall them.The Triumph and Tragedy of Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land|Sol Stern|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her daily missives chronicle the longing and insecurity that often befall long-distance relationships and eventual breakups.
FERC also needs to have sufficient power to deal with a national emergency that might befall the entire bulk electricity system.
The prophets have spoken in the wind, and there was no word of God in them: these things therefore shall befall them.
Into Tressan's mind there sprang the memory of the thing Garnache had promised should befall him in such a case.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
But I am come to teach thee what things shall befall thy people in the latter days, for as yet the vision is for days.
His simple little heart is filled with a sense of the catastrophes that befall the great and strong.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
Something might befall this untrained citizen at any hour,—then where would the future of the Kano name be found?The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa