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become: (pa. t. “became,” pa. pple. “become” and “becomed”)
1. to agree with, befit Mer.V. V. i. 57.
2. impers. to be fitting 1H6 V. iii. 169 “as it becomes,” Tit. I. i. 347 “as becomes.”
3. to adorn, grace Tp. III. ii. 115, Shr. II. i. 253, Cym. V. v. 407 “He would have well becom'd this place.”
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    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 5.1
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