Translation of "become" - English-Spanish dictionary

become

verb uk /bɪˈkʌm/ us /bɪˈkʌm/ present participle becoming, past tense became, past participle become

A2 to begin to be something

convertirse en
They became great friends.
what became of…?

something you say when you want to know what has happened to someone

¿qué fue de…?
What became of your friend Harry?

(Translation of “become” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

become

verb /biˈkam/ (past tense became /biˈkeim/, past participle become)

to come or grow to be

volverse, ponerse, convertirse
Her coat has become badly torn
She has become even more beautiful.

to qualify or take a job as

hacerse, llegar a ser
She became a doctor.

(with of) to happen to

ser de
What became of her son?

(formal) to suit

sentar bien, quedar bien
That dress really becomes her.
becoming adjective

(formal) attractive

favorecedor
She was wearing a becoming dress.
becomingly adverb

convenientemente
She was dressed becomingly in a pale blue dress.

(Translation of “become” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)