to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
Note: word usually written using kana alone
to result in; to prove to be
to consist of; to be composed of
to succeed; to be complete
to change into; to be exchanged for
to play a role
See also: 成り済ます
to be promoted
to do ...
Note: as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.
Note: honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language