Definitions for: Befall

[v] 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)
[v] become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Be*fall", v. i.
To come to pass; to happen.

I have revealed . . . the discord which befell.

Synonyms: bechance, betide, happen

See Also: come about, go on, hap, occur, pass, pass off, take place

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