Notebook, 1993-



To happen . . . . Outcome, Determination , Condition, Eventuality, Occasion, Occurrence . . . . Something that happens, is determined or is postulated

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event n [MF or L; MF, fr. L eventus, fr. evenire to happen, fr. e- + venire to come -more at come] [1573] 1 a archaic: Outcome b: the final outcome or determination of a legal action c: a postulated outcome, condition, or eventuality [in the __ that I am not there, call the house] 2 a: something that happens: Occurrence b: a noteworthy happening c: a social occasion or activity 3: any of the contests in a program of sports 4: the fundamental entity of observed physical reality represented by a point designated by three coordinates of place and one of time in the space-time continuum postulated by the theory of relativity 5: a subset of the possible outcomes of an experiment -syn. see Occurrence -at all events: in any case -in any event: in any case -in the event Brit: as it turns out eventful adj [1600] 1: full of or rich in events 2: Momentous -eventfully adv -eventfulness n

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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