Definitions for

Overview of noun event

The noun event has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (62) event

(something that happens at a given place and time)

2. (6) event, case

(a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled")

3. event

(a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory)

4. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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