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  Words related to happen

Related / Similar Words: hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place, materialize, materialise, befall, bechance, find, chance, bump, encounter

 

Definition:
  • come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important";
  • come into being; become reality; "Her dream really materialized";
  • happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana);
  • come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day";
  • chance to be or do something, without intention or causation; "I happen to have just what you need!";

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    Hyponyms: break, recrudesce, develop, arise, come up, intervene, transpire, give, operate, supervene, proceed, go, come, fall, anticipate, recur, repeat, go off, come off, go over, come around, roll around, materialize, materialise, befall, bechance, betide, concur, coincide, chance, shine, strike, turn out, synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporise, appear, come out

     

    Grouped Verbs: befall, bechance

     

    Derivational Morphology: hap, happening, occurrence, natural event, materialization, materialisation, manifestation, offspring, meeting, encounter, discovery, find, uncovering, finder, discoverer, spotter

     

    Anagrams: peahen

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: passar   Chinese: 發生  
    Danish: ske   Dutch: gebeuren  
    Finnish: tapahtua   French: advenir  
    Georgian: მოხდომა   German: geschehen  
    Greek: συμβαίνω   Hebrew: הלך  
    Hungarian: történik   Icelandic: bera við  
    Italian: accadere   Japanese: 起る  
    Korean: 일어낟   Latin: fieri  
    Norwegian: foregå   Portuguese: acontecer  
    Romanian: întâmpla   Russian: происходить  
    Spanish: suceder   Swedish: hända  
    Yiddish: געשען  
     
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