Meaning of “become” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /bɪˈkʌm/ (past tense became, past participle become)
become available/rich/a writer, etc

A2 to begin to be something:

They became great friends.
She wants to become a teacher when she leaves school.
This style of skirt is becoming fashionable.
what/whatever became of sb/sth

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

Whatever became of your friend Harry?

(Definition of “become” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)