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  Definition of event
  1. something that happens at a given place and time
  2. 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"
  3. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  4. a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
Similar Words: consequence, effect, outcome, result, issue, upshot, case

 

Hyponyms: group action, might-have-been, nonevent, happening, occurrence, natural event, social event, miracle, migration, makeup, Fall, offspring, materialization, materialisation, aftereffect, aftermath, wake, backwash, bandwagon effect, brisance, butterfly effect, by-product, byproduct, change, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, domino effect, harvest, impact, wallop, influence, knock-on effect, outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset, product, placebo effect, position effect, repercussion, reverberation, response, side effect, fallout, spillover

 

Derivational Morphology: eventuate, leave, result, lead, ensue, effect, effectuate, bring about, set up

 

 
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