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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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Aside from corruption and waste, the imperative of moving the Olympics every four years also leads to many of the headaches and delays that have befallen recent games.
In a geological equivalent of hardening of the arteries, Old Faithful will eventually become clogged and die, a fate Westphal says has already befallen several nearby geysers.
No matter how solid his financial position or how high his market share, his company is potentially vulnerable to the same problems that have befallen IBM and GM.
BB&T's strong relative credit performance is attributed to its conservative underwriting and the granularity of its loan book, both of which helped the company avoid many of the problems that have befallen its peers during the past credit cycle.
It's clear this was a well-run enterprise that was befallen by a series of unfortunate events and it's to be hoped their optimism proves well placed.
Sure, just like the rather fortunate coincidences that have befallen some of Republican Gov.
But it seems Ireland has never lost its faith in God, no matter what disasters have befallen us or how the Church is sullied.
The Christians here stand shoulder to shoulder with your people as they grieve and struggle to come to terms with the terrible tragedy which has befallen your country and the whole world.
What bad hair day or date from hell has befallen "The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green"?
DUBLIN, Ireland -- Learn to Avoid the Mistakes That Have Befallen Your Competitors
What has befallen consumers is the same sort of influence-peddling and special interest domination of government that California suffered a century ago.
to cover various misfortunes that have supposedly befallen him since Bill's death.
Moreover, in a recent issue of the San Francisco Recorder, Don Martens commented regarding the recent scrutiny which has befallen specialty firms like Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear.
Through the years, the image of Ted Kennedy - his head bowed, his face tight with grief - has been a bitter symbol of another tragedy befallen a family who has endured so much.
LSR is committed to continue to work closely with government and law enforcement agencies to more effectively protect people and entities from the sort of threats and tactics of extremists that have befallen Deloitte.