Meaning of EVENT in English


n. Function: noun


Synonyms: OCCURRENCE , circumstance, episode, go, happening, incident, occasion, thing

Related Words: act, action, deed; achievement, exploit, feat; accident, chance, fortune

2 a matter worthy of remark FF1C; the trip was an event in their dull routine FF1E;

Synonyms: milepost, milestone, occasion

Related Words: affair, landmark; delight, treat

Idioms: historic event

Contrasted Words: insignificancy, trifle, triviality


Synonyms: EFFECT 1, aftereffect, aftermath, causatum, consequence, issue, outcome, result, sequel, upshot

Related Words: offshoot, outgrowth; product, resultant, sequent

Idioms: end result

4 a postulated outcome, condition, or contingency FF1C; in the event of rain, we will not meet FF1E;

Synonyms: case, eventuality

Related Words: chance, fortuity, hap, happenstance

5 any of the contests in a sports program FF1C; track-and-field events FF1E;

Synonyms: match, meet

Related Words: competition, contest


Synonyms: FACT 2, phenomenon

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.