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occur is a synonym of happen

verb [ uh-kur ]

occur is another word for happen

Happen is a general verb that means to take place. It can refer to planned things, accidental things, and coincidental things (The event happened on Tuesday).

Occur also means to take place or come to pass, especially in formal contexts (The accident occurred two months ago).

Happen is more common, while occur is more formal in usage and often used in a legal or other official context (When did this meeting occur?).

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club is a synonym of circle

noun [ kluhb ]

club is another word for circle

Circle is the best word for an informal group of people connected by something they have in common, often a lifestyle, job, or hobby (I joined a sewing circle).

Club is the best word for an organized group of people who spend time together in pursuit of a hobby, sport, or other interest (I’d been a member of the yacht club for a while).

✅ In reference to social groups, a club usually has a defined membership, whereas a circle refers to a small group of people who are interested or involved in a certain hobby and are casually connected.

✅ When used with a plural, circle refers to a large subsection of society involved with an occupation, hobby, or lifestyle, especially one that can be considered a community (theatrical circles; political circles).

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confidence is a synonym of trust

noun [ kon-fi-duhns ]

confidence is another word for trust

Trust is the best word when you have complete belief in someone or something, especially because of a pre-existing relationship (I trusted that he would always help me).

Confidence is the best word when you believe in someone or something based on evidence or experience (I had confidence in her ability to fix the car).

Confidence suggests that you have evidence for reliance on someone or something, whereas trust can be more general or can imply an unquestioning belief (He trusted her to take care of everything; She had confidence in him because of their long friendship).

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