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occurrence

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oc=cur=rence

CIDE DICTIONARY

occurrencen. [Cf. F. occurrence. See Occur.].
  •  A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision.  [1913 Webster]
    "Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any event or incident; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected; as, an unusual occurrence, or the ordinary occurrences of life.  [1913 Webster]
    "All the occurrence of my fortune."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Event.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

occurrence, n.
1 the act or an instance of occurring.
2 an incident or event.

Idiom
of frequent occurrence often occurring.
Etymology
occurrent that occurs f. F f. L occurrens -entis (as OCCUR)

THESAURUS

occurrence

accessibility, actual presence, adventure, affair, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, availability, avatar, being, being here, being there, chance, circumstance, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, condition, conjuncture, contingency, development, disclosure, emergence, emergency, ens, entity, epiphany, episode, esse, essence, event, eventuality, exigency, existence, experience, exposure, fact, forthcoming, frequency, go, hap, happening, happenstance, hereness, immanence, immediacy, incarnation, incidence, incident, indwellingness, inherence, instance, issuance, juncture, life, likelihood, manifestation, materiality, materialization, materializing, matter, matter of fact, occasion, opening, particular, pass, phenomenon, physical presence, presence, presentation, rate, reality, realization, revelation, rise, rising, showing, showing forth, situation, spiritual presence, state, subsistence, substantiality, theophany, thereness, thing, turn of events, ubiety, unfolding, unfoldment, whereness

ROGET THESAURUS

occurrence

Circumstance

N circumstance, situation, phase, position, posture, attitude, place, point, terms, regime, footing, standing, status, occasion, juncture, conjunctive, contingency, predicament, emergence, emergency, exigency, crisis, pinch, pass, push, occurrence, turning point, bearings, how the land lies, surroundings, context, environment, location, contingency, dependence (uncertainty), causation, attribution, circumstantial, given, conditional, provisional, critical, modal, contingent, incidental, adventitious, limitative, in the circumstances, under the circumstances, the circumstances, conditions, thus, in such wise, accordingly, that being the case, such being the case, in view of the circumstances, that being so, sith, since, seeing that, as matters stand, as things go, as times go, conditionally, provided, if, in case, if so, if so be, if it be so, depending on circumstances, in certain circumstances, under certain conditions, if it so happen, if it so turn out, in the event of, in such a contingency, in such a case, in such an event, provisionally, unless, without, according to circumstances, according to the occasion, as it may happen, as it may turn out, as it may be, as the case may be, as the wind blows, pro re nata, yet are my sins not those of circumstance.

Eventuality

N eventuality, event, occurrence, incident, affair, matter, thing, episode, happening, proceeding, contingency, juncture, experience, fact, matter of fact, naked fact, bare facts, just the facts, phenomenon, advent, business, concern, transaction, dealing, proceeding, circumstance, particular, casualty, accident, adventure, passage, crisis, pass, emergency, contingency, consequence, opportunity (occasion), the world, life, things, doings, affairs in general, things in general, affairs in general, the times, state of affairs, order of the day, course of things, tide of things, stream of things, current of things, run of things, march of things, course of events, ups and downs of life, vicissitudes of life, chapter of accidents, situation, happening, going on, doing, current, in the wind, in the air, afloat, on foot, afoot, on the tapis, at issue, in question, incidental, eventful, stirring, bustling, full of incident, memorable, momentous, signal, eventually, in the event of, in case, just in case, in the course of things, as things, times go, as the world goes, wags, as the tree falls, cat jumps, as it may turn out, happen, that's the way the ball bounces, that's the way the cookie crumbles, you never know what may turn up, you never know what the future will bring, the plot thickens, breasts the blows of circumstance, so runs round of life from hour to hour, sprinkled along the waste of years.


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