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    happen - Dictionary definition and meaning for word happen

    Definition
    (verb) come to pass
    Example Sentence
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
    Definition
    (verb) happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
    Synonyms : bechance , befall
    Example Sentence
    • It happens that today is my birthday
    • These things befell
    Definition
    (verb) chance to be or do something, without intention or causation
    Example Sentence
    • I happen to have just what you need!
    Definition
    (verb) come into being; become reality
    Synonyms : materialise , materialize
    Example Sentence
    • Her dream really materialized
    Definition
    (verb) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
    Synonyms : bump , chance , encounter , find
    Example Sentence
    • We find this idea in Plato
    • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here
    • She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day
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