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Synonyms of 'transpire'

(verb) 
Definition
to come to light
It transpired that he had left his driving licence at home.
Synonyms
become known
,
emerge
Several interesting facts emerged from his story.
,
come out
The truth is beginning to come out now.
,
be discovered
,
come to light
Nothing about this sum has come to light.
,
be disclosed
,
be made public
(verb) 
Definition
to happen or occur
(informal)  Nothing is known about what transpired at the meeting.
Synonyms
happen
We cannot say for sure what will happen.
,
occur
The deaths occurred when troops tried to disperse the demonstrators.
,
take place
Similar demonstrations also took place elsewhere.
,
arise
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
,
turn up
,
come about
A lasting solution to this problem can only come about through dialogue.
,
come to pass (archaic)
Everything I said about the game came to pass that night.

usage note

It is sometimes maintained that transpire should not be used to mean `happen' or `occur', as in the event transpired late in the evening, and that the word is properly used to mean `become known', as in it transpired later that the thief had been caught. The word is, however, widely used in the first sense, especially in spoken English.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of arise
Definition
to come into notice
if a problem arises later in pregnancy
Synonyms
set in,
come to light,
crop up (informal),
come into being,
in the sense of come about
Definition
to happen
A lasting solution to this problem can only come about through dialogue.
in the sense of come out
Definition
to be made public or revealed
The truth is beginning to come out now.
Synonyms
be revealed,
be reported,
be announced,
become apparent,
be divulged

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