Definition of Event

1. Noun. Something that happens at a given place and time.




2. Noun. A special set of circumstances. "It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
Exact synonyms: Case
Generic synonyms: Circumstance

3. Noun. A phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.

4. Noun. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon. "He acted very wise after the event"

Definition of Event

1. n. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.

2. v. t. To break forth.

Definition of Event

1. Noun. An occurrence; something that happens. ¹

2. Noun. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases). ¹

3. Noun. (physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate ¹

4. Noun. (computing) 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. ¹

5. Noun. (probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Event

1. something that occurs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Event

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evenkite
evenlight
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evenly
evenly divisible
evenmete
evenminded
evenmindedness
evenness
evennesses
evenold
evens
evensong
evensongs
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Literary usage of Event

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1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"MEANWHILE, in an event of even greater importance than the retreat of the army without a battle, in the abandonment and burning of Moscow, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1901)
"... are attested, with some variations, by contemporary and respectable evidence.80 This public event is described by Ambrose,81 bishop of Milan, ..."

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