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  • verbtake place, happen
  • verbcome to mind

synonyms for occur

  • appear
  • arise
  • crop up
  • develop
  • ensue
  • exist
  • follow
  • go
  • materialize
  • result
  • show
  • take place
  • transpire
  • action
  • befall
  • betide
  • chance
  • cook
  • eventuate
  • jell
  • manifest
  • obtain
  • shake
  • smoke
  • be found
  • be present
  • come about
  • come off
  • come to pass
  • eventualize
  • present itself
  • turn out
  • turn up
See also synonyms for: occurs / reoccur
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antonyms for occur

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  • hide
  • precede
  • stop
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How to use occur in a sentence

When upsets do happen at tennis’s biggest tournaments, they’re much more likely to occur later in the year.
THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN ISN’T ALL THAT FRIENDLY TO UNDERDOGSJONATHON BRADENFEBRUARY 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
There are other keywords that somehow never occur to us, even though they may be of interest to consumers.
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON USING GOOGLE TRENDS FOR KEYWORD RESEARCHAAYUSH GUPTAFEBRUARY 12, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Should a recall election occur, though, the thing to watch will be whether Democrats and independents become more supportive of it.
CALIFORNIA’S GAVIN NEWSOM WILL LIKELY FACE A RECALL ELECTION — BUT HE’LL PROBABLY SURVIVE ITGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)FEBRUARY 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
After that, measures of transmission, such as the fraction of Covid-19 tests that yield positive results, could be used as an indicator of how much spread is still occurring.
COVID-19 VACCINES ARE GREAT — BUT YOU STILL NEED TO WEAR A MASK FOR NOWUMAIR IRFANFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
Real change occurs when we take the time to educate that disability is not the problem.
FORD’S NEXT PANDEMIC MISSION: CLEAR N95 MASKS AND LOW-COST AIR FILTERSHANNAH DENHAMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What happened, in short, was that the state only counted covid deaths in nursing homes and long-term-care facilities as such if the deaths occurred in the facilities — something about which it had been transparent.
WHAT TO MAKE OF NEW YORK’S REVISED NURSING-HOME CORONAVIRUS NUMBERSPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Proponents of reopening schools point to studies that show little spread occurring within schools, and also point to growing fears about widening achievement gaps.
LAWSUITS, LOCKOUTS AND STRIKE THREATS: FIGHTS TO REOPEN CLASSROOMS REACH A HEAD IN SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTSMORIAH BALINGITFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Outbreaks had occurred earlier, but never on such a large scale.
CHOKED BY BACTERIA, SOME STARFISH ARE TURNING TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Forecasters have warned about the possibility of a tragedy like the one that occurred Saturday.
FOUR SKIERS KILLED IN UTAH, BRINGING U.S. AVALANCHE DEATH TOLL TO 21 THIS SEASONCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Another way that reinfections occur is that the virus may change.
HOW CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS MAY DRIVE REINFECTION AND SHAPE VACCINATION EFFORTSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO OCCUR

  • have the appearance
  • look as if
  • look like
  • occur
  • resemble
  • sound
  • strike one as
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