Definition of Becoming

1. Adjective. According with custom or propriety. "Seemly behavior"

Exact synonyms: Comely, Comme Il Faut, Decent, Decorous, Seemly
Similar to: Proper
Derivative terms: Becomingness, Decency, Decorousness, Decorum, Seemliness



2. Adjective. Displaying or setting off to best advantage. "A becoming portrait"
Similar to: Flattering
Derivative terms: Becomingness

Definition of Becoming

1. a. Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.

2. n. That which is becoming or appropriate.

Definition of Becoming

1. Verb. (present participle of become) ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly philosophy) The act or process in which something becomes. ¹

3. Adjective. pleasingly suitable to the particular person involved. ¹

4. Adjective. decent, respectable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Becoming

1. a process of change [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Becoming

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beclowned
beclowning
beclowns
beclumpse
becollared
become
become flat
become of
becomed
becomeness
becomer
becomers
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becometh
becoming (current term)
becomingly
becomingness
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becover
becoward
becowarded
becowarding
becowards
becquerel
becquerelite
becquerels
becrave
becrawl

Literary usage of Becoming

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1. Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson (1911)
"Now, if we try to characterize more precisely our natural attitude towards becoming, this is what we find. becoming is infinitely varied. ..."

2. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1896)
"The Problem of becoming 1. The first question that arouses controversy is the ... The Eleatics deny becoming; Heraclitus makes a god of it; the atomists ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"Now when Greece WM becoming moro powerful, and acquiring possession of money still mora than before, tyran- nies, generally speaking, were established in ..."

4. American Law of Real Estate Agency: Including the Duties and Liabilities of by William Slee Walker (1922)
"Who are capable of becoming 8. Who is not a broker. principals and agents. 8a. ... Inherent power of becoming. How brokers are appointed. agents. ..."

5. The Lancet (1842)
"But other general influences, and a different epidemic constitution, are now becoming apparent in their effects. The tendency to active congestion and ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Electrode potentials in developers. the oxidation of the developer, but it is evident that the later portion the curve, where the potential is becoming more ..."

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