Synonyms for event

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ih-vent
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈvɛnt

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Définition of event

Origin :
  • 1570s, from Middle French event, from Latin eventus "occurrence, accident, event, fortune, fate, lot, issue," from past participle stem of evenire "to come out, happen, result," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Event horizon in astrophysics is from 1969.
  • noun occurrence, happening
  • noun effect, result
  • noun performance, competition
Example sentences :
  • I, too, should earnestly rejoice if such an event could be brought about.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • In any event, that is a part with which I have nothing to do.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • The event established Mary as the arbiter in her own coterie.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • There was an enormous complacency in his air over the event.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • This, said Archidamus, was a great error; and the event proved that he was right.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • This event, if his wife live with you, it may be in your power to hasten.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • In any event, it shows that your heart is in the right place.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • He should survive, even if the event were indefinitely postponed.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • In the event of failure such outbreaks are punished, but they are not regarded as immoral.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Upon the event of her illness I laid bets to an amazing amount.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for event

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