Definition and Meanings for occurs

·This dictionary definitions come from open dictionary GNU Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
·The meaning of a word in English varies according to its part of speech , for this reason the different meanings are ordered by their part of speech.
·It is a very easy to use dictionary , very well structured that will allow you to solve all your doubts on any word and you also will deepen the knowledge of the English language.


Occurs is ranked 756 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of occurs

intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of occurs

l. occurrere, occursum; ob (see ob-) + currere to run. see course

Meaning of occurs


as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to meet; to clash.
  • to go in order to meet; to make reply.
  • to meet one's eye; to be found or met with; to present itself; to appear.
  • to happen; to take place; as, i will write if opportunity occurs.
  • to come to the mind; to arise in the mind; to suggest itself; to be presented to the imagination or memory; -- of an idea or thought; as, it never occurred to me to call john to ask.
  • No antonyms for occurs

  • Adverbs. Types of Adverbs in English
    Adverbs. Types of Adverbs in English

    Are adverbs an important part of the English language? Of course they are. If adjectives describe the subject of a sentence, adverbs describe the action. So it is important to know adverbs and how to use them. Adverbs are not hard to use, and they complete sentence formation and vocabulary, improving the use of English. So let us see which the most important aspects of adverb use are.

    Read more...
  • Adjectives. Types of Adjectives
    Adjectives. Types of Adjectives

    1. What is an Adjective and its Functions

    An adjective is used with a noun, describing or improving it. It has the function to modify the noun, to complement it, or to support it within the phrase. With their help, we can describe the subject or the object in the sentence, enriching the content and increasing comprehension.

    Read more...
  • Nouns. Types of Nouns
    Nouns. Types of Nouns

    Nouns in English are words that are naming either an idea, thing, quality, place or person. They can be either in plural or singular form, and they most of the time need a determiner or article in order to exist in a sentence. It’s important to note that adjectives can be used to describe nouns and, maybe the interesting thing is that the English language has more nouns than verbs or any other kind of word.

    Read more...