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Another word for event

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Noun
  1. Something that happens

      1. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically:
      2. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
      3. A creature:
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance.
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis:
      1. Something that takes place; an event or incident.
      2. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      3. Popular or trendy:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
    See also:

    happen

  2. Something significant that happens

      1. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically:
      2. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
      3. A creature:
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. Information about recent events or happenings, especially as reported by means of newspapers, websites, radio, television, and other forms of media.
      2. A presentation of such information, as in a newspaper or on a newscast:
      3. New information of any kind:
      1. A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance.
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis:
      1. Something that takes place; an event or incident.
      2. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      3. Popular or trendy:
      1. A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
      2. A section of a classic Greek tragedy that occurs between two choric songs.
      3. An incident or event that is part of a progression or a larger sequence:
      1. The application of techniques or technology to the production of new goods or services.
      2. The business of constructing buildings or otherwise altering land for new uses.
      3. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
    See also:

    happen

  3. Something brought about by a cause

      1. The final result; the outcome.
      2. The central idea or point; gist.
      1. Following in order or time; subsequent.
      2. Following as a result; consequent.
      3. A result; a consequence.
      1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
      2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      3. A related or continuous series.
      1. Something that follows as a continuation, especially a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative continues that of a preexisting work.
      2. A result or consequence:
      1. Issuing or following as a consequence or result.
      2. Something that results; an outcome.
      3. A single vector that is the equivalent of a set of vectors.
      1. To happen as a consequence:
      2. To end in a particular way:
      3. Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
      1. A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement:
      2. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
      3. A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
      1. To cause to happen, especially suddenly or prematurely:
      2. To cause to fall down from a height; hurl downward:
      3. To put suddenly into a certain state or condition:
      1. An end result; a consequence.
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. The act or process of gathering a crop.
      2. The crop that ripens or is gathered in a season.
      3. The amount or measure of the crop gathered in a season.
      1. The ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed-bearing plant, together with accessory parts, containing the seeds and occurring in a wide variety of forms.
      2. An edible, usually sweet and fleshy form of such a structure.
      3. A part or an amount of such a plant product, served as food:
      1. The result of a completed series of processes or changes.
      1. Something brought about by a cause or agent; a result.
      2. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
      3. Advantage; avail:
      1. A proposition that follows with little or no proof required from one already proven.
      2. A deduction or an inference.
      3. A natural consequence or effect; a result.
      1. Something that logically or naturally follows from an action or condition.
      2. A logical conclusion or inference.
      3. Importance in rank or position:
      1. A consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune:
      2. A period of time following a disastrous event:
      3. A second growth or crop in the same season, as of grass after mowing.
    See also:

    cause

  4. Something having real, demonstrable existence

      1. The quality or state of being actual or true.
      2. One, such as a person, an entity, or an event, that is actual:
      3. The totality of all things possessing actuality, existence, or essence.
      1. An occurrence, circumstance, or fact that is perceptible by the senses.
      2. An unusual, significant, or unaccountable fact or occurrence; a marvel.
      3. A remarkable or outstanding person; a paragon.
      1. Knowledge or information based on real occurrences:
      2. Something demonstrated to exist or known to have existed:
      3. A real occurrence; an event:
      1. The state or fact of being actual; reality.
      2. Actual conditions or facts.
    See also:

    real

Another word for event

Noun
  1. Anything that happens

      1. An anticipated or highly publicized event that does not occur or proves anticlimactic or boring.
      1. An event that attracts prominent news coverage.
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance.
      2. A type of such substance:
      3. Discharge or waste, such as pus or feces, from a living organism.
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation:
      1. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
      2. An anecdote:
      3. A lie:
      1. The coming or arrival of something or someone that is important or worthy of note:
      2. The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning in Western churches on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and in Eastern churches in mid-November, and observed by many Christians as a season of prayer, fasting, and penitence.
      3. The coming of Jesus at the Incarnation.
      1. A course of action; a procedure.
      2. A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion:
      3. A record of business carried on by a society or other organization; minutes.
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. A combination, as of events or circumstances:
      2. A critical set of circumstances; a crisis:
      1. The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things are joined; a junction or joint.
      3. A point in time, especially one requiring a decision to be made:
      1. A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom:
      2. A conventional social gesture or act of courtesy:
      3. A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
      1. To move on or ahead; proceed:
      2. To extend; run:
      3. To move by or in front of something:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. An unexpected and undesirable event, especially one resulting in damage or harm:
      2. An unforeseen event that is not the result of intention or has no apparent cause:
      3. An instance of involuntary urination or defecation.
      1. A distinct stage of development:
      2. A temporary manner, attitude, or pattern of behavior:
      3. An aspect; a part:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. The periodic variation in the surface level of the oceans and of bays, gulfs, inlets, and estuaries, caused by gravitational attraction of the moon and sun.
      2. A specific occurrence of such a variation:
      3. Flood tide.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. The act or an instance of coming into sight.
      2. The act or an instance of coming into public view:
      3. Outward aspect:
      1. The apprehension of an object, thought, or emotion through the senses or mind:
      2. Active participation in events or activities, leading to the accumulation of knowledge or skill:
      3. The knowledge or skill so derived.
      1. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
      2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
      3. Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction:
      1. A person's role or occupation:
      2. The physiological activity of an organ or body part:
      3. A procedure within an application.
      1. The application of techniques or technology to the production of new goods or services.
      2. The business of constructing buildings or otherwise altering land for new uses.
      3. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
      1. An occurrence, circumstance, or fact that is perceptible by the senses.
      2. An unusual, significant, or unaccountable fact or occurrence; a marvel.
      3. A remarkable or outstanding person; a paragon.
      1. Something done or experienced; a matter or event:
      2. A matter of personal concern:
      3. A matter causing public scandal and controversy:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
      1. A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance.
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis:
      1. A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
      2. A section of a classic Greek tragedy that occurs between two choric songs.
      3. An incident or event that is part of a progression or a larger sequence:
      1. Something that takes place; an event or incident.
      2. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      3. Popular or trendy:
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
  2. A notable happening

      1. A serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and demands immediate action.
      2. A condition of urgent need for action or assistance:
      3. For use during emergencies:
      1. An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
      2. A grave misfortune.
      3. A total failure:
      1. An event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; a disaster:
      2. Dire distress resulting from loss or tragedy.
      1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
      2. A critical, problematic, or striking set of circumstances:
      3. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings:
      1. Bad fortune or ill luck.
      2. The condition resulting from bad fortune or ill luck:
      3. A distressing occurrence:
      1. A pressing or urgent situation:
      2. An urgent requirement; a pressing need:
      1. A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
      2. One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
      1. A crucial or decisive point or situation, especially a difficult or unstable situation involving an impending change.
      2. A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
      3. An emotionally stressful event or traumatic change in a person's life.
      1. the act or an instance of celebrating
      2. that which is done to celebrate
      1. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
      2. Strong surprise; astonishment.
      3. To become filled with wonder or astonishment.
      1. The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or surprising:
      2. The quality that arouses such emotion:
      3. One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel:
      1. A day free from work that one may spend at leisure, especially a day on which custom or the law dictates a halting of general business activity to commemorate or celebrate a particular event.
      2. A religious feast day; a holy day.
      3. A vacation. Often used in the phrase on holiday.
      1. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
      2. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
      3. An unusual or exciting experience:
      1. An event that appears inexplicable by the laws of nature and so is held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God.
      2. One that excites admiring awe; a wonderful or amazing event, act, person, or thing.
      3. A miracle play.
      1. The state or fact of occupying the same relative position or area in space.
      2. A sequence of events that although accidental seems to have been planned or arranged.
      1. To be victorious or successful; win.
      2. To rejoice over a success or victory; exult:
      3. To receive honors upon return from a victory. Used especially of generals in ancient Rome.
      1. A prominent identifying feature of a landscape.
      2. A fixed marker, such as a concrete block, that indicates a boundary line.
      3. An event marking an important stage of development or a turning point in history.
      1. A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point.
      2. An important event, as in a child's development, the history of a nation, or the advancement of knowledge in a field; a turning point.
      1. The apprehension of an object, thought, or emotion through the senses or mind:
      2. Active participation in events or activities, leading to the accumulation of knowledge or skill:
      3. The knowledge or skill so derived.
      1. An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
      2. A misconception or misunderstanding.
      3. To understand wrongly; misinterpret:
      1. An unfortunate occurrence; a mishap.
      2. Bad luck.
      1. An unfortunate accident.
      2. Bad luck.
      1. A great, often sudden calamity.
      2. A complete failure; a fiasco:
      3. The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
      1. An unexpected and undesirable event, especially one resulting in damage or harm:
      2. An unforeseen event that is not the result of intention or has no apparent cause:
      3. An instance of involuntary urination or defecation.
  3. A performance

      1. A short play or skit presented before the principal dramatic production.
      2. A preliminary event.
      1. The act or an instance of exhibiting.
      2. Something exhibited; an exhibit.
      3. A large-scale public showing, as of art objects or industrial or agricultural products.
      1. To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement:
      2. To come into the company of:
      3. To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of:
      1. An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime:
      2. A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules:
      3. A single instance of such an activity:
      1. One that is exactly like another or a counterpart to another:
      2. One that is like another in one or more specified qualities:
      3. One that is able to compete equally with another:
      1. A prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action.
      2. A serious narrative work or program for television, radio, or the cinema.
      3. Theatrical plays of a particular kind or period:
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.
      2. A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.
      3. A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior:
      1. Something that takes place; an event or incident.
      2. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      3. Popular or trendy:
      1. The act of performing or the state of being performed.
      2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      3. The way in which someone or something functions:
      1. To present to view; cause to be seen.
      2. To exhibit ostentatiously; show off:
      3. To show (images or information) on a screen.
      1. A combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances; a tilting match.
      2. A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
      3. A personal competition or combat suggestive of combat with lances:
      1. A contest between antagonists; a match:
      2. A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
      1. The act of competing, as for profit or a prize; rivalry.
      2. A test of skill or ability; a contest:
      3. Rivalry between two or more businesses striving for the same customer or market.
      1. A struggle for superiority or victory between rivals:
      2. A competition, especially one in which entrants perform separately and are rated by judges:
      3. To compete or strive for; struggle to gain or control:
      1. The act or capability of attracting.
      2. The quality of attracting; charm.
      3. A feature or characteristic that attracts.
    See also:

    performance

  4. An outcome

    See also:

    result