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Synonyms for occur
əˈkɜroc·cur

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeverb

    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, comeverb

    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. occurverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. occurverb

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

  2. occurverb

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

  3. occurverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "occur":

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

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How to use occur in a sentence?

  1. John Weinberg:

    It's your best guess of what the steady state would be from here if no other big shocks occur.

  2. Rocco Palombella:

    We're waiting to know from prosecutors how a fatal accident could occur, despite all the safety measures that are normally taken in the plant.

  3. Hassan Rouhani:

    We are prepared for all scenarios and no change will occur in our lives next week, if we can get what we want from a deal without America, then Iran will continue to remain committed to the deal. What Iran wants is our interests to be guaranteed by its non-American signatories. ... In that case, getting rid of America's mischievous presence will be fine for Iran.

  4. Noemie Bouchet:

    The data for newborns are quite reassuring, there are few risks that they get infected, even fewer risks that complications occur.

  5. Kara Frederick:

    I'm very circumspect about Biden’s actions in this summit because we're supposed to impose costs when cyberattacks occur and when they meet a level of attribution to a state, most cyber criminals in Russia operate with tacit state approval.


Translations for occur

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  • odehrát se, dít se, napadnout, nastat, se, udát se, stát seCzech
  • forekommeDanish
  • einfallen, passieren, in den Sinn kommen, vorkommen, auftretenGerman
  • tincar, ocurrir, presentarSpanish
  • meenuma, esinema, tekkimaEstonian
  • sattua, mieli, tapahtua, juolahtaa, tulla mieleen, tarjoutua, esiintyäFinnish
  • produire, arriver, passer, venir à l'idée, avoir lieu, présenter, retrouverFrench
  • tachair, buail air, buail an ceannScottish Gaelic
  • पाए जाते हैंHindi
  • megtalálható, eszébe jut, előfordulHungarian
  • eventarIdo
  • מתרחשHebrew
  • 思い浮かぶ, ある, 起こるJapanese
  • ڕوودان, ڕێکه‌وتنKurdish
  • occurro, supervenio, accido, evenio, subeo, cado, incidoLatin
  • afalenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • се појавува, текнува, се јавува, се среќаваMacedonian
  • opkomen, voorkomen, zich, aanbieden, gebeuren, invallen, verschijnen, voordoen, plaatsvindenDutch
  • forekomme, inntreffeNorwegian
  • wydarzyć się, wydarzać się, występowaćPolish
  • ocorrer, encontrar, acontecerPortuguese
  • treceRomanian
  • приходить в головуRussian
  • pasti na pametSerbo-Croatian
  • hända, äga rum, ske, förekommaSwedish
  • hazır olmak, hatırlamak, aklına gelmek, olmakTurkish
  • виникатиUkrainian
  • xảy raVietnamese
  • ariver, sorvini, aspiter, si troverWalloon

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