HyperDic: natural_event

English > 1 sense of the expression natural event:
NOUNeventnatural event, happening, occurrence, occurrentan event that happens
English > natural event: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event that happens.
Synonymshappening, occurrence, occurrent
Narroweraccident, stroke, fortuity, chance eventAnything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
accompaniment, concomitant, attendant, co-occurrenceAn event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
appearanceThe event of coming into sight
avalancheA sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
beginningThe event consisting of the start of something
boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunceA sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
case, instance, exampleAn occurrence of something
change, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
collapseA natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
contact, impinging, strikingThe physical coming together of two or more things
convergenceThe occurrence of two or more things coming together
crash, collapseA sudden large decline of business or the prices / prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
destiny, fateAn event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future
disappearanceThe event of passing out of sight
disappearanceCeasing to exist
dischargeThe sudden giving off of energy
ending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
episodeA happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
error, computer error(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
eventuality, contingency, contingenceA possible event or occurrence or result
experienceAn event as apprehended
failureAn event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
finishdesignated event that concludes a contest (especially a race)
fireThe event of something burning (often destructive)
flashA sudden intense burst of radiant energy
incidentA single distinct event
interruption, breakSome abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
juncture, occasionAn event that occurs at a critical time
miracleAny amazing or wonderful occurrence
movement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
news eventA newsworthy event
one-offA happening that occurs only once and is not repeated
outbreak, eruption, irruptionA sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
outburst, burst, flare-upA sudden intense happening
periodic event, recurrent eventAn event that recurs at intervals
reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eyeAn unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes
soundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
successAn event that accomplishes its intended purpose
superventionA following on in addition
thingAn event
treatAn occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
troubleAn event causing distress / distress or pain
unionThe occurrence of a uniting of separate parts
wonder, marvelSomething that causes feelings of wonder
BroadereventSomething that happens at a given place and time
Spanishacontecimiento, hecho, suceso
Catalanesdeveniment, fet, succés

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