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1. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] something that happens at a given place and time.

Synonyms

  • nonevent
  • make-up
  • migration
  • makeup
  • human action
  • might-have-been
  • act
  • occurrent
  • group action
  • natural event
  • human activity
  • happening
  • deed
  • social event
  • psychological feature
  • zap
  • miracle

Antonyms

  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary
  • parent

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Event

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament
  • invent
  • intent

Example sentences of the word event


1. Noun, singular or mass
If preparing a baked good for an event or party, try a small test batch first.

Quotes containing the word event


1. To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

2. Daddy was hilarious. He could take the most mundane event and tell it so that we all on the floor laughing. He trained me in the joys of humor.
- Karen DeCrow

3. When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
- Allen Klein

2. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] a special set of circumstances.

Synonyms

  • case

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • ending

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)

3. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • byproduct
  • offspring
  • repercussion
  • aftermath
  • impact
  • result
  • consequence
  • dent
  • product
  • reverberation
  • brisance
  • domino effect
  • position effect
  • placebo effect
  • issue
  • fallout
  • effect
  • change
  • spillover
  • knock-on effect
  • upshot
  • bandwagon effect
  • offset
  • influence
  • wake
  • backwash
  • outcome
  • aftereffect
  • wallop
  • harvest
  • butterfly effect
  • Coriolis effect
  • side effect
  • offshoot
  • phenomenon
  • materialisation
  • response
  • outgrowth
  • by-product
  • coattails effect

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • unbend

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)

4. event

noun. ['ɪˈvɛnt, iːˈvɛnt'] a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.

Antonyms

  • block

Etymology

  • eventus (Latin)
  • evenio (Latin)
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