verb (occur, r, ing)
- To present itself; to offer; to appear; to happen; to take place.
Etymology: Originally "meet, meet in argument", from (term, occurrer, lang=fro), from (term, occurrere, , run to meet, run against, befall, present itself, lang=la), ((term, ob-, lang=la) + (term, currere, lang=la)).
- I will write if opportunity occurs.
- To meet or come to the mind; to suggest itself; to be presented to the imagination or memory.
- (rfdate, convert into real quote) There does not to me any use of this experiment for profit. - Bacon.
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