Synonyms of occur in English:

occur

verb

  • 1 the accident occurred at about 3.30 p.m.
    happen, take place, come about, transpire, materialize, chance, arise, crop up, turn out, fall, come, fall out, pass off
    North American informal go down
    archaic hap
    rare eventuate
  • 2 the disease occurs chiefly in tropical climates
    be found, be present, exist, be met with, appear, prevail, present itself, show itself, manifest itself, turn up
    formal obtain
  • 3 an idea occurred to her didn't it occur to you that I might have made other arrangements?
    enter one's head/mind, cross one's mind, come to mind, spring to mind, come to one, strike one, hit one, dawn on one, suggest itself, present itself, come into one's consciousness
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