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Definition of Befall

Befall
Befall Be*fall", v. t. [imp. Befell; p. p. Befallen; p. pr. & vb. n. Befalling.] [AS. befeallan; pref. be- + feallan to fall.] To happen to. I beseech your grace that I may know The worst that may befall me. --Shak.
Befall
Befall Be*fall", v. i. To come to pass; to happen. I have revealed . . . the discord which befell. --Milton.

Meaning of Befall from wikipedia

- problems proved to be an early indication of the troubles that would soon befall other banks and financial institutions. The first visible institution to...
- of 150,000 to match Grant's numbers, "else I fear a great calamity will befall us". This led to Davis appointing officers such as General Pillow to recruiting...
- "Members of la Commune [...] If by your incessant rebellions something befalls to the representatives of the nation, I declare, in the name of France...
- is believed that all the evil effects resulting from the Mangala Dosha befall on the mock "groom": the bride is thus freed from the consequences of being...
- the Antiochis held the Prytany on the day it was debated what fate should befall the generals of the Battle of Arginusae, who abandoned the slain and the...
- symptom (from Gr**** σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" and πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure...
- belonging to their father, consisting of a relic and a sword. Tragedy would befall the young boys time and again, starting with the murder of their mother...
- McCarthy pla**** a wannabe environmentalist, who has a series of mishaps befall her such as being capsized by a whale, being charged by a rhino, and falling...
- Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: As Christianity advances, disasters befall the [Roman] empire—arts, science, literature, decay—barbarism and all its...
- offer you all these words of advice in the hope that no great harm should befall you through lack of caution. At the same time, We are glad to ****ure you...
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