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Synonyms for befall

happen to

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  • happen to
  • fall upon
  • occur in
  • take place in
  • ensue in
  • transpire in
  • materialize in
  • come to pass in

Synonyms for befall

to happen to one

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to take place by chance

Synonyms for befall

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

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But that's exactly the fate that could soon befall Carlos Pellegrini unless an environmental calamity is sidestepped.
A similar fate may befall our own galaxy, which is expected to collide with Andromeda, its nearest spiral neighbor, several billion years from now.
A similar fate will necessarily befall some of the new branches of the injection molding evolutionary tree.
His account of the relations of monarchs and the aristocrats stresses the honors and grants that kings and queens bestowed on favored nobles, and the confiscation and exile that could befall those nobles who lost that favor.
However, there is significant disagreement on what fate should befall Pol Pot's close associates and commanders.
The court noted that similar administrative burdens would befall the Service if successive notices were necessary to levy recurring payments due independent contractors.
Such a fate did befall corn flakes, raising bran and shredded wheat.
About Chief Intellectual Property Officer: Chief Intellectual Property Officer is dedicated to ventilating the issues that comprise the roles and responsibilities of managing IP that are to befall CIPOs.
One should not lose hope because of, for instance, shortage of harvest or disasters that may befall his farm, but one should treat the farm to correct the problem.
What a joy to see the sunshine Blue skies and fields of green Gardens arrayed with many bright colours Flowers abundant, rare sights to be seen No need to travel to faraway places Stay within reach of the land of your birth For you're nearer God's heart in the garden Than anywhere else on earth A bright day puts a wrong to a right Whatever may befall Memories to recall Take a little time to see before your eyes The wonders all around you Simple things of natural beauty Even the blind can see For in their world there's a rare beauty Only for those to see Yet if we imagine with closed eyes It's the same beauty we all see
Unless Darfur has something the West deems valuable, the same fate will befall them.
Little does Annie realize that the fate a fortuneteller predicted for her would befall her best friend.
His comments came as Mr Bigley's family still wait to learn what fate might befall him.
To be invited to Brussels for one's first solo exhibition when one was born and bred in Tennessee and lives hi New York is one of the odd happenstances that always seem to befall Josh Smith, a young painter who for several years now has mostly painted a single subject: his name.
Legend has it that tragedy will befall the village of Kinrossie, Perthshire, if the Bogle Tree at its gateway is harmed.