What does event mean?

Definitions for event
ɪˈvɛntevent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eventnoun

    something that happens at a given place and time

  2. event, casenoun

    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. eventnoun

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

  4. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotnoun

    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. eventnoun

    An occurrence; something that happens.

  2. eventnoun

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

  3. eventnoun

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

  4. eventnoun

    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. eventnoun

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

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. EVENTnoun

    Etymology: eventus, Latin.

    There is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked. Eccl.

    Oh heavy times, begetting such events! William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

    Two spears from Meleager’s hand were sent,
    With equal force, but various in th’ event;
    The first was fixt in earth, the second stood
    On the boar’s bristled back, and deeply drank his blood. Dry.

ChatGPT

  1. event

    An event refers to a specific occurrence or happening, often of significance, that is usually planned or organized such as a social gathering, sports match, meeting, festival, ceremony or celebration. In the context of probabilities and statistics, an event refers to the outcome of a certain experiment or trial. In computing, it describes an action recognized by software, often from a user, like a mouse click.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eventnoun

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

  2. Eventnoun

    an affair in hand; business; enterprise

  3. Eventnoun

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

  4. Eventverb

    to break forth

  5. Etymology: [F. venter to fan, divulge, LL. eventare to fan, fr., L. e out + ventus wind.]

Wikidata

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Event

    e-vent′, n. that which happens: the result: any incident or occurrence: an item in a programme or series of sports.—adjs. Event′ful, full of events: momentous; Event′ūal, happening as a consequence: final.—n. Eventūal′ity, a contingency: (phren.) the propensity to take notice of events, changes, or facts.—adv. Event′ūally, finally: at length. [L. eventusevenĭree, out, venīre, to come.]

Editors Contribution

  1. event

    A form of social gathering.

    There was an annual family event to celebrate family unity.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 7, 2020  

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of event in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of event in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of event in a Sentence

  1. Jo Kovach:

    There will never be a return to normal. This event has changed what that will feel like for us forever. But that’s okay, if there’s one thing I know and love about Spartans is that in times of need we come together.

  2. Claude Tarlet:

    If this set-up is kept for the Euros then private security firms will not be able to ensure security for the event, private companies are there to work alongside the police, gendarmes and military, and cannot alone be responsible for all the security.

  3. Scott Harris:

    It’s absolutely going to happen that we’re going to have outbreaks in some workplaces, schools, or associated with some kind of event, gathering because you have lots of unvaccinated people.

  4. Dennis Quaid:

    Special Screening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. ( Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Lionsgate Entertainment) Dennis Quaid, 65, AND PHD STUDENT Laura Savoie, 26, WILL MARRY WITHIN THE YEAR, STAR SAYS Quaid also shared it was never his intention to find someone Savoies age. I didnt go out looking for an age gap or someone really younger than me, he explained. I met Laura Savoie at a business event and then the relationship developed. You have no control over who you fall in love with, he continued. I dont fall in love easily. But I cant let what a few people think control all that. Ive been married three times and this is the final one, I know it is. I feel like I have a real partner in life. Quaid was previously dating longtime girlfriend Santa Auzina, whom he was last photographed with in December 2018, People Magazine reported. The couple, who were together for a little over two years, began dating after Dennis Quaid split from Dennis Quaid wife of 12 years, Kimberly Buffington, in 2016. The former pair finalized their divorced in April 2018. Quaid was previously married to actress Meg Ryan. The 10-year marriage ended in 2001. Dennis Quaid, 65, DATING PHD STUDENT Laura Savoie, 26 : REPORTS Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan are pictured here in February 2000. Dennis Quaid spoke to Fox News about Dennis Quaid first-ever splurge for the holidays. ( Photo by KMazur/WireImage via Getty) Dennis Quaid HOPES BY SHARING Dennis Quaid STORY WITH PAST ADDICTION ITLL HELP OTHERS : LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AFTERWARDS And before that, Dennis Quaid was married to actress P.J. Soles from 1978 until 1983. Earlier this month, Dennis Quaid told Entertainment Tonight hes eager to be a married man within the year. Youve got a year, right ? Dennis Quaid told the outlet. And if you go past a year without getting married, then youre suspect. Thats basic etiquette. According to Dennis Quaid, Dennis Quaid and Savoite began planning their wedding the next minute after Dennis Quaid popped the question in Hawaii last month. I think shes looking at wedding dresses today, Dennis Quaid said. Shes got ta get started. Dennis Quaid SHOWS OFF LAURA SAVOIES ENGAGEMENT RING According to People Magazine, this photo shows Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie on May 14, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. ( Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) DENNIS QUAID ON NATASHA RICHARDSONS DEATH 10 YEARS LATER : SHES A BEAUTIFUL PERSON In late October, Dennis Quaid confirmed to Extra Dennis Quaid proposed to the 26-year-old after several months of dating. I had the ring in my pocket, Dennis Quaid gushed to the outlet. It has been kind of a month-and-a-half plan I wanted it to be private. At the time, Dennis Quaid revealed Dennis Quaid waited for the perfect sunset to pop the question. She was actually taking a selfie of us, and I put the ring in front and said, Will you marry me ? And then she fell down.

  5. Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala:

    A detailed and sensitive investigation and analysis of the event is ongoing.

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