What does the word Became mean?

Usage examples for Became

  1. He became very sad indeed. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  2. " And now," thought he to himself, " the Gruagach will take my life, and my wife will never know what became of me." – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  3. The smile became set on his face. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence