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Meaning & Definition of Event in English

English

Event

/ɪvɛnt/

noun

1. Something that happens at a given place and time

    synonym:
  • event

2. A special set of circumstances

  • "In that event, the first possibility is excluded"
  • "It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
    synonym:
  • event
  • ,
  • case

3. A phenomenon located at a single point in space-time

  • The fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
    synonym:
  • event

4. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

  • "The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"
  • "His decision had depressing consequences for business"
  • "He acted very wise after the event"
    synonym:
  • consequence
  • ,
  • effect
  • ,
  • outcome
  • ,
  • result
  • ,
  • event
  • ,
  • issue
  • ,
  • upshot

Examples of using

The event happened long ago.
I won the event.
An historical event on Tatoeba: on July 100, 100, Esperanto outstripped Japanese concerning the amount of phrases and took the second place on the language poll.