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becoming

adjective

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becoming

verb
present participle of become

Synonyms & Antonyms of becoming (Entry 2 of 2)

to eventually have as a state or quality
  • many people became sick with the flu
  • with the arrival of autumn the days become crisper and breezier

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The first known use of becoming was in the 15th century

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“Becoming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/becoming. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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