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Synonyms for occur
əˈkɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place(verb)

    come to pass

    "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

    Synonyms:
    materialise, run, perish, elapse, go past, make pass, progress, top, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, continue, pass off, slip by, materialize, breathe, excrete, turn over, go, spend, bechance, slide by, croak, emit, fade, hand, legislate, happen, egest, exit, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, make it, return, pop off, come out, authorize, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, give, fall out, hap, march on, glide by, go on, chance, sink, eliminate, move on, lapse, come up, give-up the ghost, blow over, take place, lead, expire, overhaul, find, advance, go through, reach, communicate, come about, keep, choke, pass by, snuff it, overtake, bump, follow, extend, come on, carry on, die, fall, pass, proceed, encounter, clear, decease, conk, travel by, buy the farm, pass along, come, befall, go across, go along, surpass, guide, pass on

  2. occur, come(verb)

    come to one's mind; suggest itself

    "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"

    Synonyms:
    pass off, happen, derive, fall out, issue forth, amount, go on, total, make out, arrive, number, follow, come up, hail, take place, fare, get, descend, come, fall, get along, pass, do, come about, come in, hap, add up

  3. occur(verb)

    to be found to exist

    "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"

    Synonyms:
    hap, go on, pass off, take place, happen, fall out, pass, come, come about

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. occur

    A thing is said to happen when no design is manifest, or none especially thought of; it is said to chance when it appears to be the result of accident (compare synonyms for ACCIDENT). An incident happens or occurs; something external or actual happens to one; a thought or fancy occurs to him. Befall and betide are transitive; happen is intransitive; something befalls or betides a person or happens to him. Betide is especially used for anticipated evil, thought of as waiting and coming at its appointed time; as, wo betide him! One event supervenes upon another event, one disease upon another, etc. ["Transpire," in the sense of happen, is not authorized by good usage: a thing that has happened is properly said to transpire when it becomes known.]

    Synonyms:
    bechance, befall, betide, chance, come to pass, fall, fall out, happen, supervene, take place

    Preposition:
    An event happens to a person; a person happens on or upon a fact, discovery, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. occur

    Synonyms:
    befall, happen, betide, supervene, take place, appear, arise

    Antonyms:
    pass, threaten, impend

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. occur(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    appear, arise, offer, come into view, present itself, be met with, meet the eye

  2. occur(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    come to one's mind, come into one's head, flash on the mind

  3. occur(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    befall, happen, fall out, take place, come about, come to pass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    happen, arise, occurs, appear, produce, emerge, place

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How to use occur in a sentence?

  1. Alan Cubbage:

    You know I’m a parent, I have two sons who are grown, these are the things that you never want to have occur. It’s really tough.

  2. David Searles:

    The tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with one's preparation for it.

  3. Lisa Lindsay:

    If we don’t have active hurricane flooding, even though there are a lot of flood events that occur with regularity, people don’t tend to think about purchasing insurance or doing something to help mitigate the chances of loss.

  4. Vince Lombardi:

    The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.

  5. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper:

    Detailed plans probably aren't appropriate, but I think we have to come back and look at all aspects of why these shootings have continued to occur -- you know, in Oregon, or South Carolina or Colorado, the frequency is unacceptable, and I don't -- I'm not willing to say, 'Well, we just have to sit back and accept this as the cost of freedom,'.


Translations for occur

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  • stát se, se, napadnout, udát se, odehrát se, dít se, nastatCzech
  • forekommeDanish
  • vorkommen, in den Sinn kommen, passieren, einfallen, auftretenGerman
  • ocurrir, tincar, presentarSpanish
  • meenuma, esinema, tekkimaEstonian
  • tapahtua, juolahtaa, tulla mieleen, esiintyä, sattua, mieli, tarjoutuaFinnish
  • produire, présenter, avoir lieu, venir à l'idée, arriver, passer, retrouverFrench
  • tachair, buail air, buail an ceannScottish Gaelic
  • पाए जाते हैंHindi
  • eszébe jut, előfordul, megtalálhatóHungarian
  • eventarIdo
  • מתרחשHebrew
  • 思い浮かぶ, ある, 起こるJapanese
  • ڕێکه‌وتن, ڕوودانKurdish
  • evenio, cado, subeo, supervenio, occurro, accido, incidoLatin
  • afalenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • се јавува, се појавува, текнува, се среќаваMacedonian
  • voordoen, gebeuren, invallen, verschijnen, plaatsvinden, zich, aanbieden, voorkomen, opkomenDutch
  • inntreffe, forekommeNorwegian
  • wydarzać się, występować, wydarzyć sięPolish
  • ocorrer, encontrar, acontecerPortuguese
  • treceRomanian
  • приходить в головуRussian
  • pasti na pametSerbo-Croatian
  • ske, äga rum, förekomma, händaSwedish
  • olmak, hatırlamak, hazır olmak, aklına gelmekTurkish
  • виникатиUkrainian
  • xảy raVietnamese
  • ariver, sorvini, aspiter, si troverWalloon

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