Definitions for eventɪˈvɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. event(noun)

    something that happens at a given place and time

  2. event, case(noun)

    a special set of circumstances

    "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"

  3. event(noun)

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

  4. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot(noun)

    a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

    "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"

Wiktionary

  1. event(Noun)

    An occurrence; something that happens.

  2. event(Noun)

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

  3. event(Noun)

    A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate

  4. event(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.

  5. event(Noun)

    A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.

  6. Origin: From eventus, from evenio, from e, short form of ex, + venio; see venture, and compare advent, convent, invent, etc., convene, evene, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Event(noun)

    that which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad

  2. Event(noun)

    an affair in hand; business; enterprise

  3. Event(noun)

    the consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates

  4. Event(verb)

    to break forth

Freebase

  1. Event

    In philosophy, events are objects in time or instantiations of properties in objects. However, a definite definition has not been reached, as multiple theories exist concerning events.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'event' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #936

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'event' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2097

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'event' in Nouns Frequency: #170


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