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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. happen: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. happen: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. happen: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. happen: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. happen: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. happen: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Happen, happen, happen: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. happen: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. happen: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. happen: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. happen: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. happen: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Happen, happen: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. happen: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. happen: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. happen: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. happen: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. happen: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Happen: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. happen: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. happen: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Happen (m), happen: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. happen: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. happen: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. happen: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. happen: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. happen: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. happen: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. happen: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. happen: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. happen: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. HAPPEN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. happen: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. happen: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (happen)

verb:  chance to be or do something, without intention or causation ("I happen to have just what you need!")
verb:  come to pass ("What is happening?")
verb:  come into being; become reality
verb:  happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance ("It happens that today is my birthday")
verb:  come upon, as if by accident; meet with ("I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here")

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Phrases that include happen:   happen along, can't happen, to happen in, this cant happen, to happen on, more...

Words similar to happen:   occur, bechance, befall, bump, chance, encounter, find, hap, happened, happening, hit, materialize, pass, come about, go on, operate, pass off, take place, transpire, more...

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