HyperDic: event

English > 4 senses of the word event:
NOUNTopseventsomething that happens at a given place and time
stateevent, casea special set of circumstances
phenomenoneventa phenomenon located at a single point / point in space-time
phenomenonevent, consequence, effect, outcome, result, issue, upshota phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
event > pronunciation
Soundsihveh'nt; iyveh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > event: 4 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningSomething that happens at a given place and time.
InstancesFallThe lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
Narroweract, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
group actionaction taken by a group of people
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
makeup, make-upAn event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event
might-have-beenAn event that could have occurred but never / never did
migration(chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
miracleA marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
noneventAn anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected
social eventAn event characteristic of persons forming groups
zapA sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
Broaderpsychological featureA feature of the mental life of a living organism
Spanishevento, suceso
Catalanesdeveniment
English > event: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA special set of circumstances.
Example"in that event, the first possibility is excluded"
Synonymcase
BroadercircumstanceA condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
Spanishcaso, ocasión
Catalancas, ocasió
English > event: 4 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningA phenomenon located at a single point / point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
Categoryrelativity, theory of relativity, relativity theory, Einstein's theory of relativity(physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
English > event: 4 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
Example "he acted very wise after the event"
Synonymsconsequence, effect, outcome, result, issue, upshot
NarrowerCoriolis effect(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
aftereffectAny result that follows its cause after an interval
aftermath, wake, backwashThe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
bandwagon effectThe phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity
brisanceThe shattering or crushing / crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
butterfly effectThe phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large / large / large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
by-product, byproductA secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
changeThe result of alteration or modification
coattails effect(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party
dentAn appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
domino effectThe consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall / fall)
harvestThe consequence of an effort or activity
impact, wallopA forceful consequence
influenceThe effect of one thing (or person) on another
knock-on effectA secondary or incidental effect
offspring, materialization, materialisationSomething that comes into existence as a result
outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offsetA natural consequence of development
placebo effectAny effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo
position effect(genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
productA consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
repercussion, reverberationA remote or indirect consequence of some action
responseA result
side effect, falloutAny adverse and unwanted secondary effect
spillover(economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure
BroaderphenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
Spanishconsecuencia, efecto, resultado
Catalanconseqüència, efecte, resultat
Verbseventuatecome out in the end

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