Synonyms of befall in English:

befall


See definition of befall

verb

1‘a catastrophe befell their grandsons’

SYNONYMS

happen to, overtake, come upon, fall upon, hit, strike, be visited on

2‘she was to blame for anything that befell’

SYNONYMS

happen, occur, take place, chance to happen, arise, emerge, come about, transpire, materialize, appear, make an appearance, surface, crop up, spring up, present itself

ensue, follow, result, supervene

North American informal go down

come to pass, betide

rare hap, eventuate