American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The action, fact, or instance of occurring.
- n. Something that takes place.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of occurring; occasional presentation.
- n. An incident or accidental event; that which happens without being designed or expected; an event; a happening: as, an unusual occurrence; such occurrences are not uncommon.
- n. Happenings collectively; course of events.
- n. Eccles., the coincidence of two or more festivals on the same day. See occur, v. i., 5, and concurrence, n., 4. Synonyms 2. Incident, Circumstance, etc. (see
event); Occasion, Emergency, etc. (see exigency).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A coming or happening.
- n. Any event or incident; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected.
- n. an event that happens
- n. an instance of something occurring
“One reason I see for this occurrence is the libtards who want to ban guns and hunting have us running scared and the powers-that-be in the shooting community have developed this "cult of safety" (to show our "worthiness" to keep the hunting/shooting tradition) whereby every person that makes a mistake, no matter the degree, deserves excommunication from our church/religion.”
“Sometimes they took a back door into what she called occurrence and what Corey called the real world.”
“While neither occurrence is singly responsible for Washington's 1-2 record over the past seven days, they haven't helped either.”
“With the real-time media web a near-certain occurrence within 5 years or so, the Quixotic attempts of TimeWarner & others will only hasten their demise.”
“February 11th, 2010 at 7: 32 pm although my intuitive assumption would be that if an activity was subject to significant state action & social opprobrium its frequency in occurrence would drop.”
“But yes, as I said, you really just have to focus on writing the best book you can, because you could go crazy with wondering what random occurrence is going to affect your career.”
“A block distribution in a word's occurrence is usually suggestive of a term diffused by borrowing across neighboring societies.”
“She saw the infant Christ in the Christmas crèche, and when she went to work in the kitchen, she found that he had followed her there. 95 A similar occurrence is recorded as happening to Adelheit die Huterin, who served as cellaress at St. Katharinenthal.”
“Then he says the probability of its occurrence is 10 to the zillion, similar to the probability of a "CCC", so — SHAZAM — this thing couldn't have come about naturally.”
“More important than the improbabilities occurrence, is why we happen to notice that one, and how we can use that awareness to better survive the world. — theo”
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