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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. occur: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. occur: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. occur: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. occur: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. occur: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. occur: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Occur, occur: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. occur: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. occur: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. occur: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. occur: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. occur: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Occur, occur: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. occur: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. occur: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. occur: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. occur: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  18. Occur: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. occur: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. occur: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. occur: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. occur: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. occur: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. occur: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. occur: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. occur: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. occur: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. occur: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

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

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

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

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Occur: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (occur)

verb:  to be found to exist ("Sexism occurs in many workplaces")
verb:  come to one's mind; suggest itself ("It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary")
verb:  come to pass ("Nothing occurred that seemed important")

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Words similar to occur:   happen, anticipate, be, come, hap, occurred, occurring, pass, arise, come about, come up, go on, pass off, take place, transpire, more...

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