Synonyms for occur
- crop up
- take place
- be found
- be present
- come about
- come off
- come to pass
- present itself
- turn out
- turn up
Antonyms for occur
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OCCUR
It did not occur to him to question his fitness for the work.
It did not occur to Joe that the white figure in the car was not Sidney.
Zegarra gives a useful vocabulary at the end of all the words which occur in the drama.
It never seemed to occur to her that any of her rulings might be questioned.
Just why this exception should occur is not explainable by any accepted rule.
It did not occur to her that possibly this suffering might have consequences which she did not foresee.
It did not occur to him that some day he himself would be big.
Does it occur to you that I might not want to talk t to you?
That was comprehensive enough; the details were quite certain to occur.
And could it occur to a chap who could not comprehend how it had ever occurred at all?
1520s, "meet, meet in argument," from Middle French occurrer "happen unexpectedly" or directly from Latin occurrere "run to meet, run against, befall, present itself," from ob "against, toward" (see ob-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense development is from "meet" to "present itself" to "appear" to "happen" ("present itself in the course of events"). Meaning "to come into one's mind" is from 1620s. Related: Occurred; occurring.