Since becoming a mom, I've learned the importance of drinking.
When it comes to the increasing number of rape allegations leveled at Bill Cosby, the smoke is becoming impenetrable.
His health is also poor, but he probably stands a good chance at becoming king when Abdullah dies.
"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.).