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Another word for occurrence

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Noun
  1. The condition or fact of being present

      1. The state or fact of being present; current existence or occurrence:
      2. The area immediately surrounding a great personage, especially a sovereign:
      3. A person who is present, especially in an impressive way:
    See also:

    be

  2. 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. 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. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      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 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. 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. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      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

Another word for occurrence

Noun
      1. Present participle of occur.
      2. The action of the verb to occur.
      3. (in combination) That occurs in a specified manner.
      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 fact or state of existing; being.
      2. The fact or state of continued being; life:
      3. All that exists:
      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. 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 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 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 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. 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. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
    See also:

    event

Synonym Study

  • A circumstance is an event that is either incidental to, or a determining factor of, another event the circumstances surrounding my decision
  • An episode is a distinct event that is complete in itself but forms part of a larger event or is one of a series of events an episode of his childhood
  • Incident usually suggests an occurrence of relatively minor significance, often one connected with a more important event the award was just another incident in her career, though it can also imply conflict or disturbance the demonstration continued without further incident
  • Event implies an occurrence of relative significance, often one growing out of earlier happenings or conditions the events that followed the surrender
  • Occurrence is the general word for anything that happens or takes place an unforeseen occurrence