v. i.1.To meet; to clash.
[imp. & p. p. Occurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Occurring .]
The resistance of the bodies they occur with.
- Bentley.
2.To go in order to meet; to make reply.
I must occur to one specious objection.
- Bentley.
3.To meet one's eye; to be found or met with; to present itself; to appear.
4.To happen; to take place; as, I will write if opportunity occurs.
5.To come to the mind; to arise in the mind; to suggest itself; to be presented to the imagination or memory; - of an idea or thought; as, it never occurred to me to call John to ask.
Verb1.occur - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
2.occur - come to one's mind; suggest itself; "It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary"; "A great idea then came to her"
Synonyms: come
3.occur - to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"
appear, arise, be, be extant, be found, be in existence, be located, be met with, be present, be realized, be situated, be the case, be there, become manifest, breathe, come, come down, come off, come to, come to mind, come to pass, come true, crop up, dawn on, dawn upon one, develop, dwell in, eventuate, exist, fall, go off, grab one, hap, happen, happen to be, have being, have place, hit, hold, indwell, inhere, lie, live, manifest itself, materialize, obtain, occur to, offer itself, pass, pass off, present itself, prevail, remain, rise to mind, stand, strike, strike the mind, subsist, suggest itself, surface, turn up
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Occupation bridge
occupation licence
occupation license
occupational disease
occupational group
occupational hazard
occupational safety and health act
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
occupational therapy
-- Occur --
occurs check
ocean bottom
ocean current
ocean floor
ocean liner
ocean perch
ocean pout
Ocean State
ocean sunfish
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