[ UK /əkˈɜː/ ]
[ US /əˈkɝ/ ]
VERB
  1. come to pass
    Nothing occurred that seemed important
    What is happening?
    The meeting took place off without an incidence
  2. to be found to exist
    sexism occurs in many workplaces
    precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil
  3. come to one's mind; suggest itself
    It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    A great idea then came to her
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How To Use occur In A Sentence

  • Seizures are most likely to occur early in an illness (such as roseola, colds, gastrointestinal infection) when the fever is rising quickly.
  • There will come a time when the crisis will occur.
  • Also, it is difficult to get across diagrammatically the iterative nature of grounded theory - in particular its commitment to the idea that data collection and analysis occur in parallel.
  • This approach can also help identify where non-value-added steps exist in the care delivery process and where bottlenecks occur.
  • It should also be noted that there are no contact-period materials from the Johnson site and that the only historic materials recovered date to the nineteenth century and did not occur in the provenances associated with the figurines.
  • Still Life with Action Figure," a particularly realist exercise, actually occurs in suburbia, where an artist son visits his artist father, who has resumed painting despite suffering from parkinsonism. ccfinlay: You Make My Heart Sing
  • It was the last big wreck of the steam era on the C.P.R., occurring shortly before I began railroading.
  • But a tiny, naturally-occurring steviol glycoside constituent (about two to four percent of a whole leaf) of the plant, called rebaudioside A (also known as reb A, rebiana, stevia extract), was passed into Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) status by the FDA in 2008. Pooja R. Mottl: Can Stevia Solve Our Obsession With Sweetness?
  • Chain car collisions on the Interstate, hysteria-tinged second by second updates from the weatherman on the local TV stations, a stunned, awestricken look from the locals that almost made one think that this was surely the first time they had ever seen this precipitation thing occurring. Election Central Sunday Roundup
  • It never occurred to me that you might not realize he was your father or grandfather, or great grandsire or whatever.
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