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definition of the word occur

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Originally "meet, meet in argument", from Middle French occurrer, from Latin ocurrō (run to meet, run against, befall, present itself) from ob- (against) + currō (hurry, move).

Infinitive
to occur

Third person singular
occurs

Simple past
occurred

Past participle
occurred

Present participle
occurring

to occur (third-person singular simple present occurs, present participle occurring, simple past and past participle occurred)

  1. To present or offer itself; to happen or take place.
    I will write if the opportunity occurs.
  2. To come or be presented to the mind; to suggest itself.
    • 1995, Theodore Kaczynski, Industrial Society and Its Future,
      Apparently it never occurs to them that you can't make rapid, drastic changes in the technology and the economy of a society without causing rapid changes in all other aspects of the society as well, [...]
  3. (sciences) To be present or found.
    The chemical monofluoroacetate occurs in all parts of Dichapetalum cymosum, and is responsible for its toxic effects.


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