Happen

  • 21 happen */*/*/ — UK [ˈhæpən] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms happen : present tense I/you/we/they happen he/she/it happens present participle happening past tense happened past participle happened to take place, usually without being planned The accident… …

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  • 22 Happen — Freunnd Happen (* ?; † ?) aus Meiste (6 km nordöstlich von Rüthen) war Angeklagter während der Hexenverfolgungen in Rüthen in Westfalen. Freunnd Happen wurde am 19. Juli 1660 von Bürgermeister und Rat der Stadt Rüthen wegen des Verdachtes des… …

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  • 23 happen — [14] Surprisingly for such a common verb, happen is a comparatively recent addition to the English language. Old English had a number of verbs denoting ‘occurrence’, all long since defunct, including gelimpan and gescēon, and in the 13th century… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 24 happen — verb 1) remember what happened last time he was here Syn: occur, take place, come about; ensue, result, transpire, materialize, arise, crop up, come up, present itself, supervene; informal go down; formal eventuate; literary come to pass, betide… …

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  • 25 happen — [14] Surprisingly for such a common verb, happen is a comparatively recent addition to the English language. Old English had a number of verbs denoting ‘occurrence’, all long since defunct, including gelimpan and gescēon, and in the 13th century… …

    Word origins

  • 26 Happen — leichte Mahlzeit; Gabelfrühstück; Stärkung (umgangssprachlich); Unternessen; Snack; Jause; Brotzeit; Marende; Imbs; Bissen (umgangssprachli …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 27 happen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. befall, eventuate, occur. See chance, occurrence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To be by chance] Syn. come up, come about, turn up, crop up, chance, stumble upon, light upon, occur unexpectedly, come face to …

    English dictionary for students

  • 28 happen on — phrasal verb happen on or happen upon [transitive] Word forms happen on : present tense I/you/we/they happen on he/she/it happens on present participle happening on past tense happened on past participle happened on old fashioned happen on… …

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  • 29 happen — intransitive verb (happened; happening) Etymology: Middle English, from hap Date: 14th century 1. to occur by chance often used with it < it so happens I m going your way > 2. to come into being or occur as an event, process, or result < mistakes …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 30 happen — /hap euhn/, v.i. 1. to take place; come to pass; occur: Something interesting is always happening in New York. 2. to come to pass by chance; occur without apparent reason or design: Don t ask me what caused it it just happened, that s all. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 31 happen by — phrasal verb happen along or happen by [intransitive] Word forms happen along : present tense I/you/we/they happen along he/she/it happens along present participle happening along past tense happened along past participle happened along old… …

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  • 32 happen to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms happen to : he/she/it happens to present participle happening to past tense happened to past participle happened to 1) a) happen to someone if something happens to you, an event or action takes place which… …

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  • 33 happen — [[t]hæ̱pən[/t]] ♦ happens, happening, happened 1) VERB Something that happens occurs or is done without being planned. We cannot say for sure what will happen... The accident happened close to Martha s Vineyard. 2) VERB If something happens, it… …

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  • 34 happen — verb 1》 take place; occur. 2》 come about by chance.     ↘chance to do something or come about.     ↘(happen on) come across by chance.     ↘used as a polite formula in questions: do you happen to know who her doctor is? 3》 (happen to) be… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 35 Happen — der Happen, (Aufbaustufe) ugs.: kleines Stück eines Lebensmittels, das man zu sich nimmt Synonyme: Bissen, Brocken, Stückchen Beispiele: Bevor wir gehen, möchte ich noch einen Happen essen. Das Kind nahm einen Happen Brot und ging nach draußen …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 36 happen — Synonyms and related words: be found, be met with, be realized, bechance, become of, befall, betide, break, bump, chance, come, come about, come along, come down, come off, come to pass, come true, come upon, cook, develop, do, encounter,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 37 Happen — 1. Bissen, Brocken, kleine Menge, kleines Stück, Mundvoll, Stückchen; (österr. mundartl.): Alzerl. 2. Imbiss, kleine Mahlzeit, Snack, Stärkung. * * * happen:⇨beißen(I,1) Happen 1.ugs.für:Bissen,Brocken,Stück,Stückchen,Mundvoll… …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 38 happen — v. 1) (D; intr.) to happen to (what happened to you?) 2) (E) she happened to be there when we arrived * * * [ hæpən] (E) she happened to be there when we arrived (D; intr.) to happen to (what happened to you?) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 39 Happen — Hạp·pen der; s, ; gespr; 1 eine Kleinigkeit zum Essen, ein kleiner Imbiss ≈ Bissen: Ich habe zwar keinen großen Hunger, aber einen Happen könnte ich schon vertragen 2 ein fetter Happen gespr; eine Sache, bei der man einen großen finanziellen… …

    Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • 40 happen*/*/*/ — [ˈhæpən] verb to take place, usually without being planned Syn: occur The accident happened at 4.30 pm yesterday.[/ex] He seemed to be unaware of what was happening around him.[/ex] What happens if I press this button?[/ex] Let s just wait and… …

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