Definitions for befall

Definitions for (verb) befall

Main entry: happen, befall, bechance

Definition: happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance

Usage: It happens that today is my birthday; These things befell (Santayana)

Main entry: bechance, befall, betide

Definition: become of; happen to

Usage: He promised that no harm would befall her; What has become of my children?

Visual thesaurus for befall