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Synonyms for becoming
bɪˈkʌm ɪŋbe·com·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. becoming

    That is becoming in dress which suits the complexion, figure, and other qualities of the wearer, so as to produce on the whole a pleasing effect. That is decent which does not offend modesty or propriety. That is suitable which is adapted to the age, station, situation, and other circumstances of the wearer; coarse, heavy boots are suitable for farm-work; a juvenile style of dress is not suitable for an old lady. In conduct much the same rules apply. The dignity and gravity of a patriarch would not be becoming to a child; at a funeral lively, cheery sociability would not be decorous, while noisy hilarity would not be decent; sumptuous display would not be suitable for a poor person. Fit is a compendious term for whatever fits the person, time, place, occasion, etc.; as, a fit person; a fit abode; a fit place. Fitting, or befitting, is somewhat more elegant, implying a nicer adaptation. Meet, a somewhat archaic word, expresses a moral fitness; as, meet for heaven. Compare BEAUTIFUL.

    befitting, beseeming, comely, congruous, decent, decorous, fit, fitting, graceful, meet, neat, proper, seemly, suitable, worthy

    awkward, ill-becoming, ill-fitting, improper, indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, unfit, unseemly, unsuitable

    The dress was becoming to the wearer. Such conduct was becoming in him.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. becoming

    beseeming, neat, fit, proper, decorous, comely, seemly, befitting, graceful, decent, suitable, improving

    unbeseeming, unseemly, uncomely, unbecoming, unbefitting, ungraceful, indecent, unsuitable, unimproving, derogatory

Princeton's WordNet

  1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemlyadjective

    according with custom or propriety

    "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"

    comme il faut, fair, bonnie, adequate, comely, bonny, enough, nice, decorous, sightly, seemly, decent

    uncomplimentary, improper, unflattering

  2. becomingadjective

    displaying or setting off to best advantage

    "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"

    seemly, comely, comme il faut, decorous, decent

    unflattering, uncomplimentary, improper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. becomingadjective

    fit, proper, suitable, meet, appropriate, congruous, right, seemly

  2. becomingadjective

    comely, graceful, neat, pretty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. becomingadjective

    appropriate, fit, seemly, befitting, comely


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "becoming":

    become, becomes

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  1. Ashwin Alankar:

    As inflation starts becoming more evident in the economy, people will start exiting the crowded trade of holding the long end of the bond market, which is the most crowded trade today.

  2. Chong Zhi Rin:

    LNG producers and buyers are becoming traders and aggregators. That means that we'll see more buyers selling and more sellers buying LNG.

  3. Chief Executive Heng Huck Lee:

    I instead decided to go for more smart, which means more investment on IT, software. Today Hotayi is becoming more, more and more big, because of the trade war, customers are transferring their complete production lines from China.

  4. Steve Mercer:

    People who submit DNA for ancestors testing are unwittingly becoming genetic informants on their innocent family.

  5. Yuka Urakawa:

    It’s terrible - incomes haven’t changed. Taxes are rising. People are increasingly becoming poor.

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