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Synonyms for take place

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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, occur, 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, 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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. take place

    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, occur, supervene

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. take place

    Synonyms:
    happen, occur

  2. take place

    Synonyms:
    prevail, have effect

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  1. Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg:

    While Australia is seeing - and globally all countries are seeing - less and less investment as prices come down, there is still an urgent need for these investments to take place.

  2. Scott Clemons:

    Investors have become accustomed to the way in which U.S. negotiations take place ... market has read through it as a positioning rather than an immediate threat.

  3. Brian Jacobsen:

    I think we’ll see some healthy consolidation take place, some may wither on the vine, but technology has improved to make it profitable to extract at a lower price point than last year. As a result, we’ll probably see some opportunistic buying.

  4. Mark Neal:

    Well for the neighbors who lived next door to those deteriorating properties, thank goodness the houses were taken down, and you now see some infill take place. Youve have community groups that have begun doing some infill work for themselves. Local people buying properties building smaller homes newer homes or rehabbing other homes to make them now new rentals or make them office space.

  5. Dianne Feinstein:

    There is a strong probability that the plane went down with an act of terror, the investigation has to take place and the facts need to be examined.


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