Happen synonyms

hăp'ən

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To present itself; come to mind
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To come about as a consequence; result:
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To come about; happen or occur.
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(Intransitive) To happen, to occur.
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To come afterward; follow immediately
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To appear, especially suddenly:
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(Intransitive) To have a given result; to turn out (well, badly etc.); to result in. [from 18th c.]
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(Figuratively) To discover or find something by accident.
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(Idiomatic) to become active; to become effective
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To come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.
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To be by chance
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To occur
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To leave to chance; risk
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To be by chance
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To come to pass; happen; occur
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To come or occur as something extraneous, additional, or unexpected.
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Result is defined as to happen or end in a certain way as a consequence of something else.
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To cause to be accepted; circulate fraudulently:
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To occur
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To do or experience something again, especially to win a championship for a second time in a row.
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(Idiomatic) To alternately enter and exit into something (physically or figuratively)
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To come; said of time.
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To happen; to occur.
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To get to be; become
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To emerge or become known, especially unexpectedly; to come to attention, present itself.
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(Intransitive) To leave a road.
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(Idiomatic) To appear in one's thoughts.
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To come between as an influence, as in order to modify, settle, or hinder some action, argument, etc.
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To become detached.
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To abate, to cease gradually.
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(Intransitive, UK) Alternative form of materialize.
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(Intransitive) To happen; chance.
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Encounter is defined as to meet, especially unexpectedly.
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To come down, to drop or descend.
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To acquire something usually over a period of time.
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To cover, as with extra bedclothes
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(Intransitive) To happen; to take place; to bechance or befall.
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To occur
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(Intransitive, dated) To be destined to happen to someone or to fall in someone's possession.
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To occur
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(Nautical) To belay or make fast a line on a cleat or pin.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To occur, especially suddenly or unexpectedly.
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To be by chance
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To be by chance
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Arise means to awake or stand up.
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(Idiomatic) To form; to start to exist.
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To be by chance
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To cause to close or snap shut, as by a spring
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To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
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To send out officially; to deliver by authority; as, to issue an order; to issue a writ.
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To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
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To decide that, to discover that, to form the opinion that.
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To move up or down by a step.
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To happen or occur again, esp. after some lapse of time; appear at intervals
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Perhaps is defined as possibly or maybe, or as a polite way to give advice or make a suggestion.
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(Literally) To come out of something by falling.
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To recover consciousness, to come to
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To move forward and into view, to emerge, to appear.
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To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
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To be by chance
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Synonym Study

  • Transpire , in the sense of to take place, is now frequently used as a more formal or even pretentious equivalent for happen or occur what transpired at the conference, a development from the sense of to become known, or leak out it transpired that he had cheated
  • Occur often suggests a specific event that appears in actuality or in the mind the accident occurred last week, the idea of quitting never occurred to her
  • Chance , more or less equivalent to happen , always implies apparent lack of cause or purpose in the event
  • Happen is the general word meaning to take place or come to pass and may suggest either direct cause or apparent accident
Find another word for happen. In this page you can discover 74 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for happen, like: occur, happen, transpire, take-place, ensue, materialize, eventuate, going-to-happen, stumble-upon, take-effect and come about.