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occurs, 3rd person singular present; occurred, past tense; occurred, past participle; occurring, present participle;
  1. Happen; take place
    • - the accident occurred at about 3:30 p.m.
  2. Exist or be found to be present in a place or under a particular set of conditions
    • - radon occurs naturally in rocks such as granite
  3. (of a thought or idea) Come into the mind of (someone)
    • - it occurred to him that he hadn't eaten

  1. happen: come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
  2. come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"
  3. to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"
  4. To happen or take place; To present or offer itself; To come or be presented to the mind; to suggest itself; To be present or found
  5. (occurring) The action of the verb to occur; That occurs in a specified manner
  6. (Occurs) Type in a number giving the COBOL occurs clause. If the column defines a group, gives the number of elements in the group.
  7. (occurs(E,T)) Event/action E occurs at time interval T: = [T1,T2]
  8. as in "This Friend's name would not have occurred to me." a Friendly (i.e. devious) way of damning a suggestion.
  9. v.  come into being as an event or a process; happen
  10. means an action taking place that is accidental or unforeseen, at least from the point of view of the observers; it does not mean something that is expected to happen. [So, you wouldn’t say that noon occurs at 12:00 p.m. every day.]
  11. boluw, tübew, bolurģa