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occur

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Verb (usu participle)
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oc=cur
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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

occurv. i. [L. occurrere, occursum; ob (see Ob-) + currere to run. See Course.].
  •  To meet; to clash.  [1913 Webster]
    "The resistance of the bodies they occur with."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go in order to meet; to make reply.  [1913 Webster]
    "I must occur to one specious objection."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To meet one's eye; to be found or met with; to present itself; to appear.  [1913 Webster]
    "In Scripture, though the word heir occur, yet there is no such thing as “heir” in our author's sense."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To happen; to take place; as, I will write if opportunity occurs.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To come to the mind; to arise in the mind; to suggest itself; to be presented to the imagination or memory; -- of an idea or thought; as, it never occurred to me to call John to ask.  [1913 Webster]
    "There doth not occur to me any use of this experiment for profit."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

occur, v.intr. (occurred, occurring)
1 come into being as an event or process at or during some time; happen.
2 exist or be encountered in some place or conditions.
3 (foll. by to; usu. foll. by that + clause) come into the mind of, esp. as an unexpected or casual thought (it occurred to me that you were right).

Etymology
L occurrere go to meet, present itself (as OB-, currere run)

THESAURUS

occur

appear, arise, be, be extant, be found, be in existence, be located, be met with, be present, be realized, be situated, be the case, be there, become manifest, befall, betide, breathe, chance, come, come about, come down, come off, come to, come to mind, come to pass, come true, crop up, dawn on, dawn upon one, develop, dwell in, eventuate, exist, fall, go off, grab one, hap, happen, happen to be, have being, have place, hit, hold, indwell, inhere, lie, live, manifest itself, materialize, obtain, occur to, offer itself, pass, pass off, present itself, prevail, remain, rise to mind, stand, strike, strike the mind, subsist, suggest itself, surface, take place, transpire, turn up

ROGET THESAURUS

occur

Existence

VB exist, be, have being, subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case, occur, have place, prevail, find oneself, pass the time, vegetate, consist in, lie in, be comprised in, be contained in, be constituted by, come into existence, arise, come forth, become, bring into existence, abide, continue, endure, last, remain, stay.

Posteriority

VB follow after, come after, go after, succeed, supervene, ensue, occur, step into the shoes of.

Eventuality

VB happen, occur, take place, take effect, come, become of, come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on, pass, present itself, fall, fall out, turn out, run, be on foot, fall in, befall, betide, bechance, prove, eventuate, draw on, turn up, crop up, spring up, pop up, arise, show up, show its face, appear, come forth, cast up, supervene, survene, issue, arrive, ensue, arise, start, hold, take its course, pass off, meet with, experience, enjoy, encounter, undergo, suffer, pass through, go through, be subjected to, be exposed to, fall to the lot of, be one's chance, be one's fortune, be one's lot, find, endure.

Thought

VB think, reflect, cogitate, excogitate, consider, deliberate, bestow thought upon, bestow consideration upon, speculate, contemplate, meditate, ponder, muse, dream, ruminate, brood over, con over, animadvert, study, bend the mind, apply the mind, digest, discuss, hammer at, weigh, perpend, realize, appreciate, fancy, trow, take into consideration, take counsel, commune with oneself, bethink oneself, collect one's thoughts, revolve in the mind, turn over in the mind, run over in the mind, chew the cud upon, sleep upon, take counsel of one's pillow, advise with one's pillow, rack one's brains, ransack one's brains, crack one's brains, beat one's brains, cudgel one's brains, set one's brain to work, set one's wits to work, harbor an idea, entertain an idea, cherish an idea, nurture an idea, take into one's head, bear in mind, reconsider, occur, present itself, suggest itself, come into one's head, get into one's head, strike one, flit across the view, come uppermost, run in one s head, enter the mind, pass in the mind, cross the mind, flash on the mind, flash across the mind, float in the mind, fasten itself on the mind, be uppermost in the mind, occupy the mind, have in one's mind, make an impression, sink into the mind, penetrate into the mind, engross the thoughts.


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