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Definition 1: an event that happens - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for occurrent in the sense of this definition

(occurrent is a kind of ...) something that happens at a given place and time

(... is a kind of occurrent ) some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

"the telephone is an annoying interruption" "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

"the roof is in danger of collapse" "the collapse of the old star under its own gravity"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)

"excitement grew as the finish neared" "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish" "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the physical coming together of two or more things

"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) ceasing to exist

"he regretted the disappearance of Greek from school curricula" "what was responsible for the disappearance of the rainforest?" "the disappearance of resistance at very low temperatures"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the event of passing out of sight

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the event of coming into sight

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

"let's call heads a success and tails a failure" "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

"lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a newsworthy event

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a following on in addition

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

"the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

"the outbreak of hostilities"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden intense happening

"an outburst of heavy rain" "a burst of lightning"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event that occurs at a critical time

"at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave" "it was needed only on special occasions"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the occurrence of two or more things coming together

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

"the surprise party was a complete failure"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a possible event or occurrence or result

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event

"a funny thing happened on the way to the..."

(... is a kind of occurrent ) something that causes feelings of wonder

"the wonders of modern science"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) any amazing or wonderful occurrence

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event causing distress or pain

"what is the trouble?" "heart trouble"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event as apprehended

"a surprising experience" "that painful experience certainly got our attention"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things

"the program brought an avalanche of mail"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the event consisting of the start of something

"the beginning of the war"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) event whose occurrence ends something

"his death marked the ending of an era" "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an occurrence of something

"it was a case of bad judgment" "another instance occurred yesterday" "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the sudden giving off of energy

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a single distinct event

(... is a kind of occurrent ) the event of something burning (often destructive)

"they lost everything in the fire"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

"winning the lottery was a happy accident" "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck" "it was due to an accident or fortuity"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event that recurs at intervals

(... is a kind of occurrent ) a happening that occurs only once and is not repeated

(... is a kind of occurrent ) an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

Definition 2: presently occurring (either causally or incidentally) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where occurrent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • technical terms are rarely occurrent in literature

(occurrent is similar to ...) occurring in or belonging to the present time

"current events" "the current topic" "current negotiations" "current psychoanalytic theories" "the ship's current position"

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