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.
The abortion battleground is becoming a fight over reams of red tape.
Six months after becoming a Shiite Muslim, Giganti entered into his first temporary marriage with a Spanish Catholic woman.
She is becoming just, scrupulous, humane, and therefore she is doomed.
It exists, and goes forward, becoming a factor in the thought-life of our time.
Mme. Rosemilly exclaimed, becoming a little serious as they entered the room.
It was becoming certain that their self-respect was awakened.
"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.).