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su·per·vene

(so͞o′pər-vēn′)
intr.v. su·per·vened, su·per·ven·ing, su·per·venes
1. To come or occur as something extraneous, additional, or unexpected.
2. To follow immediately after; ensue.
3. Philosophy To be dependent on a set of facts or properties in such a way that change is possible only if change occurs in those facts or properties.

[Latin supervenīre : super-, super- + venīre, to come; see gwā- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

su′per·ven′ient (-vēn′yənt) adj.
su′per·ven′ience (-vēn′yəns) n.
su′per·ven′tion (-vĕn′shən) n.

supervene

(ˌsuːpəˈviːn)
vb (intr)
1. to follow closely; ensue
2. to occur as an unexpected or extraneous development
[C17: from Latin supervenīre to come upon, from super- + venīre to come]
ˌsuperˈvenience, supervention n

su•per•vene

(ˌsu pərˈvin)

v.i. -vened, -ven•ing.
1. to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous (sometimes fol. by on or upon).
2. to ensue.
[1640–50; < Latin supervenīre=super- super- + venīre to come]
su`per•ven′tion

supervene


Past participle: supervened
Gerund: supervening

Imperative
supervene
supervene
Present
I supervene
you supervene
he/she/it supervenes
we supervene
you supervene
they supervene
Preterite
I supervened
you supervened
he/she/it supervened
we supervened
you supervened
they supervened
Present Continuous
I am supervening
you are supervening
he/she/it is supervening
we are supervening
you are supervening
they are supervening
Present Perfect
I have supervened
you have supervened
he/she/it has supervened
we have supervened
you have supervened
they have supervened
Past Continuous
I was supervening
you were supervening
he/she/it was supervening
we were supervening
you were supervening
they were supervening
Past Perfect
I had supervened
you had supervened
he/she/it had supervened
we had supervened
you had supervened
they had supervened
Future
I will supervene
you will supervene
he/she/it will supervene
we will supervene
you will supervene
they will supervene
Future Perfect
I will have supervened
you will have supervened
he/she/it will have supervened
we will have supervened
you will have supervened
they will have supervened
Future Continuous
I will be supervening
you will be supervening
he/she/it will be supervening
we will be supervening
you will be supervening
they will be supervening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supervening
you have been supervening
he/she/it has been supervening
we have been supervening
you have been supervening
they have been supervening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supervening
you will have been supervening
he/she/it will have been supervening
we will have been supervening
you will have been supervening
they will have been supervening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supervening
you had been supervening
he/she/it had been supervening
we had been supervening
you had been supervening
they had been supervening
Conditional
I would supervene
you would supervene
he/she/it would supervene
we would supervene
you would supervene
they would supervene
Past Conditional
I would have supervened
you would have supervened
he/she/it would have supervened
we would have supervened
you would have supervened
they would have supervened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.supervene - take place as an additional or unexpected development
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

supervene

verb
To occur after in time:
Idiom: follow on the heels of.
Translations

supervene

[ˌsuːpəˈviːn] VIsobrevenir

supervene

References in classic literature ?
Sit I here the best of air sniffling, Paradisal air, truly, Bright and buoyant air, golden-mottled, As goodly air as ever From lunar orb downfell-- Be it by hazard, Or supervened it by arrogancy?
Gradually weariness grew upon me; a numbness, an occasional stupor, fell upon my mind even in the midst of my terrors, until sleep at last supervened and in my sea-tossed coracle I lay and dreamed of home and the old Admiral Benbow.
Even as I spoke I saw that my doom was sealed, except a miracle supervened to divert these madmen from their fell purpose.