Meaning of befall

be•fall

Pronunciation: (bi-fôl'), [key]
— v., -fell, -fall•en, -fall•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to happen or occur.
  2. to come, as by right.
—v.t.
  1. to happen to, esp. by chance or fate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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