from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something that takes place. See Synonyms at occurrence.
  • n. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of happen.
  • adj. Busy, lively; vibrant, dynamic; fashionable.
  • adj. Trendy, up-to-the-minute.
  • n. Something that happens.
  • n. A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. something that happens; an occurrence; an event.
  • n. An event that is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or important.
  • n. An artistic or entertainment event that is unconventional, sometimes discontinuous, designed to evoke strong emotions, and sometimes involving participation by the audience.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An occurrence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an event that happens


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