Definition of Eventuate

1. Verb. Come out in the end.

Generic synonyms: Come Out, Turn Out
Derivative terms: Event



Definition of Eventuate

1. v. i. To come out finally or in conclusion; to result; to come to pass.

Definition of Eventuate

1. Verb. (intransitive) To have a given result; to turn out (well, badly etc.); to result (term in). (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To happen as a result; to come about. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eventuate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eventuate

eventognathi
eventological
eventologically
eventology
eventration
eventration of the diaphragm
eventrations
events
eventual
eventual(a)
eventualist
eventualists
eventualities
eventuality
eventually
eventuate (current term)
eventuated
eventuates
eventuating
eventuation
eventuations
evenward
ever
ever-changing
ever-more
ever-present
ever-smoker
ever-smokers
ever-so-
ever and anon

Literary usage of Eventuate

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1789 I am sure it is wrong, and cannot eventuate well. ... (NED) 1847 Mr. Root of Ohio did not know how the matter might eventuate.—House of Repr., Fob. ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Richard Grant White 1870 and Ayres 1881, both Americans, lifted their cudgels in turn but berated eventuate with a different meaning of provincial in mind. ..."

3. A Plea for the Queen's English: Stray Notes on Speaking and Spelling by Henry Alford (1881)
"Another horrible word, which is fast getting into our language through the provincial press, is to " eventuate." If they want to say that a man spent his ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"death, or any injury that will eventuate In death or might probably cause death. To be choked until one falls from lack of breath, or from injury inflicted, ..."

5. The Way of Holiness: With Notes by the Way; Being a Narrative of Religious by Phoebe Palmer (1854)
"IT may be asked, And how did the process described in the preceding numbers eventuate in that disciple being brought into the holiest by the blood of Jesus ..."

6. The Fleet Papersby Richard Oastler, Thomas Thornhill by Richard Oastler, Thomas Thornhill (1843)
"The result of this conflict between the weak and the strong ma; racily be foreseen ; such a conflict can. in truth, eventuate only in one way. which is that ..."

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