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befalls, 3rd person singular present; befalling, present participle; befell, past tense; befallen, past participle;
  1. (of something bad) Happen to someone
    • - a tragedy befell his daughter
    • - she was to blame for anything that befell

  1. become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"
  2. happen: happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana)
  3. Case; instance; circumstance; event; incident; accident; To happen; To happen to
  4. (befalling) A happening; occurrence; chance; event; Appertaining; appropriate; fitting