Event

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Something that takes place; an occurrence.
  • n. A significant occurrence or happening. See Synonyms at occurrence.
  • n. A social gathering or activity.
  • n. The final result; the outcome.
  • n. Sports A contest or an item in a sports program.
  • n. Physics A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
  • idiom. at all events In any case.
  • idiom. in any event In any case.
  • idiom. in the event If it should happen; in case.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. An occurrence; something that happens.
  • n. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
  • n. A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate
  • n. A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.
  • n. A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.
  • n. An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
  • n. The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.
  • v. To break forth.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; especially, an occurrence of some importance; a distinctly marked incident: as, the succession of events.
  • n. The consequence of anything; that in which an action, an operation, or a series of operations terminates; the issue; conclusion; end.
  • n. In public games and sports, each contest or single proceeding in a program or series: as, the events of the day were a bicycle-race, a footrace, high jumps, etc.; the steeplechase was a spirited event.
  • n. A contingent, probable, or possible happening; a coming to pass; in the theory of probabilities, anything which may or may not be; any general state of things considered as having a probability: as, in the event of his death his interest will lapse.
  • To come out; break forth.
  • To bring to pass; execute.
  • To fan; cool.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  • n. something that happens at a given place and time
  • n. a special set of circumstances
  • n. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    termination    result    adventure    issue    occurrence    conclusion    consequence    incident    business    enterprise   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bendt    Brent    Gent    Ghent    Kent    Lent    Tashkent    Trent    accent    ascent   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    change    situation    history    incident    problem    plan    news    report    indeed    organs