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Definition of occure

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1. occur [ v ] come to pass
Examples: "What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

The latter is likely to occur when the thyroid is removed .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

What actually occurred in the past is seldom as important as what a given generation feels must have occurred .

What actually occurred in the past is seldom as important as what a given generation feels must have occurred .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

We , in our country , think_of war as an external threat which , if it occurs , will not be primarily of our own doing .

How and why this process occurs would provide an interesting separate subject for study .

Synonyms happen occur take_place go_on pass come_about pass_off hap Related Terms come anticipate happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off synchronize break give supervene come_around transpire break

2. occur [ v ] come to one's mind; suggest itself
Examples: "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary" "A great idea then came to her"

Used in print:

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

It will occur to anyone that the teacher must have adequate education , a depth and breadth of knowledge far beyond the immediate necessities of his course plus complete dedication to his subject and to his students .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

Emerson , in his lecture , refers to the `` startling experience which almost every person confesses in daylight , that particular passages of conversation and action have occurred to him in the same order before , whether dreaming or waking , a suspicion that they have been with precisely these persons in precisely this room , and heard precisely this dialogue , at some former hour , they know not when '' .

At that moment Kipling was overwhelmed with awed amazement , suddenly recalling that these identical details of scene , action and word had occurred to him in a dream six weeks earlier .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

It just did n't occur to Trig that anything serious would happen to him .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

After looking about a_bit , Wilson discovered beyond Black_Bottom , across the river and far removed from the white city , a considerable tract of land , and it occurred to him that the church and the better Negro homes might gradually be moved to this plot .

Synonyms occur come Related Terms become

3. occur [ v ] happen, occur, take place
Examples: "I lost my wallet this was during the visit to my parents' house" "There were two hundred people at his funeral" "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"

Used in print:

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

This idea , which occurs in both Tatian and Cyprian , fits especially well into the scheme of Irenaeus ' theology ; for it prepares the way for the passage from life through death to life that is achieved in Christ .

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

And this occurs now , at the refrain of Jacoby 's song - at the point , in_fact , of the name `` Lizzy '' - ; a modulation described as `` almost a stroke of genius '' .

(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)

As it turned_out , a very hot region occurred on the plug .

(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)

Such a dual derivation was strikingly demonstrated during the injection process where initial filling would be noted to occur in several isolated pleural vessels at_once .

Also , interlobular air drifts may be all_but nonexistent in the cow ; probably occur in the horse much_as in the human_being ; and , in contrast are present to a relatively immense degree on a segmental basis in the dog where lobules are absent ( Van_Allen and Lindskog , ' 31 ) .

Synonyms be occur Related Terms lie fall run abound_in interlude

4. occur [ v ] to be found to exist
Examples: "sexism occurs in many workplaces" "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"

Synonyms occur Related Terms appear run abound_in interlude collocate geminate

5. occur [ v ] be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in
Examples: : "This composition anticipates Impressionism"

Synonyms happen take_place go_on pass come_about anticipate pass_off fall_out hap occur Related Terms happen come happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off anticipate intervene break give transpire supervene break come_around synchronize happening hap

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