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Synonyms of occur in English:


  • 1 the accident occurred at about 3:30
  • 2 the disease occurs chiefly in tropical climates
    be found, be present, exist, appear, prevail, present itself, manifest itself, turn up
  • 3 an idea occurred to her
    enter one's head/mind, cross one's mind, come to mind, spring to mind, strike one, hit one, dawn on one, suggest itself, present itself
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