event

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0 Vote up! noun. Something that takes place; an occurrence.
0 Vote up! noun. A significant occurrence or happening. See Synonyms at occurrence.
0 Vote up! noun. A social gathering or activity.
0 Vote up! noun. The final result; the outcome.
0 Vote up! noun. Sports A contest or an item in a sports program.
0 Vote up! noun. Physics A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
0 Vote up! idiom. at all events In any case.
0 Vote up! idiom. in any event In any case.
0 Vote up! idiom. in the event If it should happen; in case.
0 Vote up! noun. An occurrence; something that happens.
0 Vote up! noun. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
0 Vote up! noun. A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate
0 Vote up! noun. 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.
0 Vote up! noun. A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
0 Vote up! noun. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.
0 Vote up! noun. An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
0 Vote up! noun. The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.
0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To break forth.
0 Vote up! noun. 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.
0 Vote up! noun. The consequence of anything; that in which an action, an operation, or a series of operations terminates; the issue; conclusion; end.
0 Vote up! noun. 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.
0 Vote up! noun. 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.
0 Vote up! others. To come out; break forth.
0 Vote up! others. To bring to pass; execute.
0 Vote up! others. To fan; cool.
0 Vote up! noun. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
0 Vote up! noun. something that happens at a given place and time
0 Vote up! noun. a special set of circumstances
0 Vote up! noun. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage

0 Vote up! A new event, for every thing was an _event_ to wretches to whom the world was reduced to the narrow space of a few toises, and for whom the winds and waves contended in their fury as they floated above the abyss; an event happened which diverted our minds from the horrors of our situation.
0 Vote up! [2] Dr. Coplestone, now the Bishop of Llandaff, denies that the foreknowledge of an event proves the _event to be necessary_.
0 Vote up! Then there is _the_ event, _the great climax event_, the actual coming of the Lord Jesus, out of the heavens, down to the earth.
0 Vote up! A new event, for every thing was an _event_ for wretches for whom the universe was reduced to a flooring of a few toises in extent, who were the sport of the winds and waves, as they hung suspended over the abyss; an event then happened which happily diverted our attention from the horrors of our situation.
0 Vote up! After six events, a boat's worst European event* and its remaining worst event are excluded.

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