Synonyms for occur

Synonyms for (verb) occur

Synonyms: come, occur

Definition: come to one's mind; suggest itself

Usage: It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary; A great idea then came to her

Similar words: become

Definition: come into existence

Usage: What becomes has duration

Synonyms: occur

Definition: to be found to exist

Usage: sexism occurs in many workplaces; precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil

Similar words: appear, come along

Definition: come into being or existence, or appear on the scene

Usage: Then the computer came along and changed our lives; Homo sapiens appeared millions of years ago

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