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e·vent

 (ĭ-vĕnt′)
n.
1.
a. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence. See Synonyms at occurrence.
b. A social gathering or activity: The fundraising event was held in the ballroom.
2. Sports A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet: swimming events.
3. Physics A phenomenon or occurrence located at a single point in space-time, regarded as the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
4. Archaic A final result; an outcome.
Idioms:
at all events
In any case.
in any event
In any case: In any event, the audience seemed pleased with your performance.
in the event
If it should happen; in case: In the event of an emergency, call 911.

[Latin ēventus, from past participle of ēvenīre, to happen : ē-, ex-, ex- + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

e·vent′less adj.

event

(ɪˈvɛnt)
n
1. anything that takes place or happens, esp something important; happening; incident
2. the actual or final outcome; result (esp in the phrases in the event, after the event)
3. any one contest in a programme of sporting or other contests: the high jump is his event.
4. (Philosophy) philosophy
a. an occurrence regarded as a bare instant of space-time as contrasted with an object which fills space and has endurance
b. an occurrence regarded in isolation from, or contrasted with, human agency. Compare act8
5. in any event at all events regardless of circumstances; in any case
6. in the event of in case of; if (such a thing) happens: in the event of rain the race will be cancelled.
7. in the event that if it should happen that
vb
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to take part or ride (a horse) in eventing
[C16: from Latin ēventus a happening, from ēvenīre to come forth, happen, from venīre to come]

e•vent

(ɪˈvɛnt)

n.
1. something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence, esp. one of some importance.
2. something that occurs in a certain place during a particular interval of time.
3. the outcome, issue, or result of anything; consequence.
4. in the theory of relativity, an occurrence that is sharply localized at a single point in space and instant of time.
5. a single sports contest within a scheduled program: the figure-skating event.
Idioms:
1. in any event, regardless of what happens; in any case. Also, at all events.
2. in the event of, if there should be.
3. in the event that, if it should happen that; in case.
[1560–70; < Latin ēventus occurrence, outcome]
e•vent′less, adj.
syn: event, episode, incident refer to a happening. An event is usu. an important happening, esp. one that comes out of and is connected with previous happenings: historical events. An episode is one of a series of happenings, frequently distinct from the main course of events but arising from them and having an interest of its own: an episode in her life. An incident is usu. a minor happening that is connected with an event or series of events of greater importance: an amusing incident in a play.

event


Past participle: evented
Gerund: eventing

Imperative
event
event
Present
I event
you event
he/she/it events
we event
you event
they event
Preterite
I evented
you evented
he/she/it evented
we evented
you evented
they evented
Present Continuous
I am eventing
you are eventing
he/she/it is eventing
we are eventing
you are eventing
they are eventing
Present Perfect
I have evented
you have evented
he/she/it has evented
we have evented
you have evented
they have evented
Past Continuous
I was eventing
you were eventing
he/she/it was eventing
we were eventing
you were eventing
they were eventing
Past Perfect
I had evented
you had evented
he/she/it had evented
we had evented
you had evented
they had evented
Future
I will event
you will event
he/she/it will event
we will event
you will event
they will event
Future Perfect
I will have evented
you will have evented
he/she/it will have evented
we will have evented
you will have evented
they will have evented
Future Continuous
I will be eventing
you will be eventing
he/she/it will be eventing
we will be eventing
you will be eventing
they will be eventing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eventing
you have been eventing
he/she/it has been eventing
we have been eventing
you have been eventing
they have been eventing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eventing
you will have been eventing
he/she/it will have been eventing
we will have been eventing
you will have been eventing
they will have been eventing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eventing
you had been eventing
he/she/it had been eventing
we had been eventing
you had been eventing
they had been eventing
Conditional
I would event
you would event
he/she/it would event
we would event
you would event
they would event
Past Conditional
I would have evented
you would have evented
he/she/it would have evented
we would have evented
you would have evented
they would have evented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.event - something that happens at a given place and timeevent - something that happens at a given place and time
psychological feature - a feature of the mental life of a living organism
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
group action - action taken by a group of people
might-have-been - an event that could have occurred but never did
nonevent - an anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
social event - an event characteristic of persons forming groups
miracle - a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
migration - (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
make-up, makeup - an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event; "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"
zap - a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact; "they gave it another zap of radiation"
2.event - a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
circumstance - a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
3.event - a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
Einstein's theory of relativity, relativity, relativity theory, theory of relativity - (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
4.event - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenonevent - 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"
phenomenon - any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
offspring, materialisation, materialization - something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
aftereffect - any result that follows its cause after an interval
aftermath, wake, backwash - the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
bandwagon effect - the phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity; "in periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity"; "polls are accused of creating a bandwagon effect to benefit their candidate"
brisance - the shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
butterfly effect - the phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
byproduct, by-product - a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
change - the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
coattails effect - (politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party; "he counted on the coattails effect to win him the election"
Coriolis effect - (physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere
dent - an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
domino effect - the consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall)
harvest - the consequence of an effort or activity; "they gathered a harvest of examples"; "a harvest of love"
wallop, impact - a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"
influence - the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action"
knock-on effect - a secondary or incidental effect
offshoot, outgrowth, branch, offset - a natural consequence of development
product - a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances; "skill is the product of hours of practice"; "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue"
placebo effect - any effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo; the change is usually beneficial and is assumed result from the person's faith in the treatment or preconceptions about what the experimental drug was supposed to do; pharmacologists were the first to talk about placebo effects but now the idea has been generalized to many situations having nothing to do with drugs
position effect - (genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
repercussion, reverberation - a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
response - a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
fallout, side effect - any adverse and unwanted secondary effect; "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"
spillover - (economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure

event

noun
2. competition, game, tournament, contest, bout major sporting events
in any event or at all events whatever happens, regardless, in any case, no matter what, at any rate, come what may It is not going to be an easy decision, in any event.
in the event in the end, as it happened, as it turned out In the event, their fears were well founded.
in the event of in the eventuality of, in the situation of, in the likelihood of The bank will make an immediate refund in the event of any error.

event

noun
1. Something that happens:
2. Something significant that happens:
4. Something having real, demonstrable existence:
Translations
حَدَثحادِث
събитие
událost
begivenhedkonkurrenceprogrampunkt
okazaĵo
seiksündmus
tapahtuma
događaj
sporteseményversenyszám
atburðuratburîuratvikgrein
出来事
사건
atvejuįvykisjeikad ir kaip ten būtųpilnas įvykių
gadījumsnotikumsnumurs
dogodek
evenemang
เหตุการณ์สำคัญ
sự kiện

event

[ɪˈvɛnt] n
(= happening) → événement m
in the normal course of events (= normally) → en temps normal
(SPORT)épreuve f
a sporting event → une épreuve sportive
(in phrases) in the event of → en cas de
in the event that → dans l'éventualité où + conditional
in the event → en fait
in any event, at all events (British)en tout cas, de toute façoneven-tempered [ˌiːvənˈtɛmpərd] adj (= equable) → d'humeur égale

event

n
(= happening)Ereignis nt; events are taking place in Belfast which …in Belfast geschehen or ereignen sich Dinge, die …; in the normal course of eventsnormalerweise; events have proved us rightdie Ereignisse haben uns recht gegeben; it’s quite an eventdas ist wirklich ein Ereignis; it’s easy to be wise after the eventhinterher ist man immer klüger ? happy event
(= organized function)Veranstaltung f; (Sport) → Wettkampf m; what is your best event?in welcher Disziplin sind Sie am besten?
(= case)Fall m; in the event of her deathim Falle ihres Todes; in the event of war/fireim Falle eines Krieges/Brandes, im Kriegs-/Brandfall; in the event of my not returning, …sollte ich nicht wiederkommen, …; in the unlikely event that …falls, was sehr unwahrscheinlich ist, …; he said he wouldn’t come, but in the event he dider sagte, er würde nicht kommen, aber er kam dann schließlich doch; but in any event I can’t give you my permissionaber ich kann dir jedenfalls nicht meine Erlaubnis geben; but in any event you have my permissionaber Sie haben auf alle Fälle meine Erlaubnis; in either eventin jedem Fall; at all eventsauf jeden Fall

event

[ɪˈvɛnt] navvenimento (Sport) (in a programme) → gara
"Events" → "Spettacoli e manifestazioni"
at all events, in any event → in ogni caso
in either event → in entrambi i casi
in the event of/that ... → in caso di/che + sub...
in the event → in realtà, di fatto
in that event → in quel caso
in the normal course of events → secondo le regole, nel corso naturale delle cose
in the course of events → nel corso degli eventi

event

(iˈvent) noun
1. something that happens; an incident or occurrence. That night a terrible event occurred.
2. an item in a programme of sports etc. The long-jump was to be the third event.
eˈventful adjective
(negative uneventful) full of events; exciting. We had an eventful day.
at all events / at any event
in any case. At all events, we can't make things worse than they already are.
in that event
if that happens. In that event you must do as he says.
in the event
in the end, as it happened/happens / may happen. In the event, I did not need to go to hospital.
in the event of
if (something) occurs. In the event of his death, you will inherit his money.

event

حَدَث událost begivenhed Veranstaltung συμβάν acontecimiento tapahtuma événement događaj evento 出来事 사건 gebeurtenis hendelse zdarzenie evento событие evenemang เหตุการณ์สำคัญ olay sự kiện 事件
References in classic literature ?
Down they went, feeling a trifle timid, for they seldom went to parties, and informal as this little gathering was, it was an event to them.
The only danger is that the cave has been crushed in," added Tom; "but in that event we would be of no service to them anyhow.
This event made Fuchs the object of undeserved notoriety, since he was travelling with her.
Highcamp called to ask her to go with them to the Jockey Club to witness the turf event of the season.
They mutually exhorted each other to be of use in the event of the chances of war throwing either of the parties into the hands of his enemies.
But it were folly to lay any stress on stories of this kind, which are sure to spring up around such an event as that now related, and which, as in the present case, sometimes prolong themselves for ages afterwards, like the toadstools that indicate where the fallen and buried trunk of a tree has long since mouldered into the earth.
The chief tragic event of the old man's life, so far as I could judge, was his mishap with a certain goose, which lived and died some twenty or forty years ago: a goose of most promising figure, but which, at table, proved so inveterately tough, that the carving-knife would make no impression on its carcase, and it could only be divided with an axe and handsaw.
The mysterious event caused much speculation at the church on the following Sunday.
But in each event --in the living act, the undoubted deed --there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the mouldings of its features from behind the unreasoning mask.
This terrible event clothed the archangel with added influence; because his credulous disciples believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, instead of only making a general prophecy, which any one might have done, and so have chanced to hit one of many marks in the wide margin allowed.
After this there is beer for every one, the musicians included, and the revelers take a long breath and prepare for the great event of the evening, which is the acziavimas.
Eliza's flight--an unprecedented event on the place--was also a great accessory in stimulating the general excitement.