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
literary come to pass, betide
rare hap, eventuate