Definition of "occur" [oc•cur]

  • (verb-intransitive) To take place; come about. See Synonyms at happen.
  • (verb-intransitive) To be found to exist or appear: Copper deposits occur in the region.
  • (verb-intransitive) To come to mind: The idea never occurred to me.

Use "occur" in a sentence

  • "Richard’s first charter to the City (23 April, 1194) (166) granted a few weeks after his return from abroad makes no mention of a mayor, nor does the title occur in any royal charter affecting the City until the year"
  • "Levantones occur is two vastly different ways, though."
  • "Toxic algae appear to be increasing worldwide as coastal pollution increases. 4 Many fish poisoning are likely to occur from the result of ingesting fish toxic with Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)."

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