Befall [verb]

Definition of Befall:

happen to; take place

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Sentence/Example of Befall:

The prophets have spoken in the wind, and there was no word of God in them: these things therefore shall befall them.

Into Tressan's mind there sprang the memory of the thing Garnache had promised should befall him in such a case.

But I am come to teach thee what things shall befall thy people in the latter days, for as yet the vision is for days.

His simple little heart is filled with a sense of the catastrophes that befall the great and strong.

Something might befall this untrained citizen at any hour,—then where would the future of the Kano name be found?

Yet he seemed more concerned as to what would befall his good horse Fleuri when he was gone, than about the welfare of his soul.

The success of these movements would be as great a calamity as can ever befall a free people.

It is, however, the luckiest event that could befall this country, for all may now be recovered.

If marriage befall him, it is a real affliction, involving others as well as himself.

Woful was his fate—symbolic of the sad destiny which was to befall every literary man in Knoutland.