befall

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  • verb

Synonyms for befall

happen to

Synonyms

  • 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

Synonyms

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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Determined to prevent their son's fate from befalling other people, Judy and her husband, Dennis, established the Matthew Shepard Foundation to help cant on Matthew's legacy by embracing the causes he had championed.
A direct shipment of cargo from Livorno, Italy to Karachi, Pakistan would solve the issues that were befalling previous deployments.
Little's sparsely decorated office and ergonomic work space certainly reduce the risk of a potential injury befalling this chief executive officer.
Drivers include the growing appetite for broadband connectivity; the inability of incumbent telcos to meet this demand in a timely manner; and the competitive advantage befalling utilities able to satisfy some of this demand with existing distribution infrastructure.
A soap opera is what it has turned out to be, with misfortune befalling the supporting players at a pace usually reserved for the sweeps period.