Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de occur

(verbo) 
Definition
to happen
The deaths occurred when troops tried to disperse the demonstrators.
Sinônimos
happen
We cannot say for sure what will happen.
,
take place
Similar demonstrations also took place elsewhere.
,
come about
A lasting solution to this problem can only come about through dialogue.
,
follow
If the explanation is right, two things will follow.
,
result
Many hair problems result from what you eat.
, ,
arise
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
,
turn up (informal)
,
come off (informal)
,
ensue
A brief but violent scuffle ensued.
,
crop up (informal)
As we get older health problems often crop up.
,
transpire (informal)
Nothing is known about what transpired at the meeting.
, ,
materialize
None of the anticipated difficulties materialized.
,
come to pass (archaic)
Everything I said about the game came to pass that night.
,
betide
Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
,
eventuate
Local interest rate cuts might not eventuate until early next year.
(verbo) 
Definition
to be found or be present
The disease occurs throughout Africa.
Sinônimos
exist
the social climate which existed 20 years ago
,
appear
A woman appeared at the far end of the street.
,
be found
, ,
obtain (formal)
The longer this situation obtains, the bigger the problems will be.
,
turn up
The rare spoon turned up in an old house in Devon.
,
be present
,
be met with
,
manifest itself
,
present itself
They insulted us whenever the opportunity presented itself.
,
show itself

verbo frasal

See occur to someone

Observações de uso

It is usually regarded as incorrect to talk of pre-arranged events occurring or happening. For this meaning a synonym such as take place would be more appropriate: the wedding took place (not occurred or happened) in the afternoon.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of appear
Definition
to come into sight
A woman appeared at the far end of the street.
Sinônimos
come into view,
come out,
be present,
show (informal),
show up (informal),
crop up (informal),
come forth,
come into sight,
in the sense of arise
Definition
to come into notice
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
Sinônimos
set in,
come to light,
crop up (informal),
come into being,
in the sense of betide
Definition
to happen or happen to
Woe betide anyone who got in his way.
Sinônimos
crop up (informal),
transpire (informal),
supervene,
bechance

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