Part of speech: verb

To happen.

Part of speech: verb

To occur or happen to.

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Usage examples "befall":

  1. I think a marriage with you the worst possible fate that could befall my child. - "Her Mother's Secret", Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
  2. Where I am you need have no fear that harm will befall them." - "In The Fire Of The Forge, Volume 7.", Georg Ebers.
  3. Oh, if he could just crawl off some where- some place where everyone would Let him alone and where no harm could befall him! - "Over the Line", Harold M. Sherman.