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.

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

  2. eventnoun

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

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

  3. eventnoun

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

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

  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.

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

  5. eventnoun

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

    Etymology: 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. Eventnoun

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

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

  2. Eventnoun

    an affair in hand; business; enterprise

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

  3. Eventnoun

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

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

  4. Eventverb

    to break forth

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

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.

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. Jeff Keith:

    With all the things that have occurred in this country in the past couple of years, we want to assure people that this is an isolated, specific event, not of any random nature.

  2. Dara Oladosu:

    A friend... Titi, got me a pass to the event Jack was at. She asked if I could make it there and coincidentally I was on leave at work at the time so I made it before the event ended.

  3. Michelle Obama:

    For the last four years, Jeremy has worked tirelessly to open the doors of the White House to as many people as possible and to make each and every event in the White House one to remember, i was lucky to have such a talented individual on my team, and I am equally lucky to have made a lifelong friend in Jeremy.

  4. Malcolm Finlay:

    While this method can say the risk of stroke isn't as low as one might expect it to be in vegetarians considering how much healthier they are in general compared to meat-eaters, their overall risk of a major life-changing cardiovascular event happening still appears much lower.

  5. Shiva Amini:

    They have fully politicized this event and put your name on a blacklist in Iran, i was not prepared to deal with what was about to happen, my life was about to fully change in all aspects, I did not have a good mental condition.

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