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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Occur  \Oc*cur"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Occurred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Occurring}.]  [L.  occurrere  occursum  ob  (see  {Ob-})  + 
  currere  to  run.  See  {Course}.] 
  1.  To  meet  to  clash.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  resistance  of  the  bodies  they  occur  with 
  --Bentley. 
 
  2.  To  go  in  order  to  meet  to  make  reply.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  must  occur  to  one  specious  objection.  --Bentley. 
 
  3.  To  meet  one's  eye;  to  be  found  or  met  with  to  present 
  itself  to  offer;  to  appear;  to  happen;  to  take  place  as 
  I  will  write  if  opportunity  occurs. 
 
  In  Scripture,  though  the  word  heir  occur,  yet  there 
  is  no  such  thing  as  ``heir''  in  our  author's  sense 
  --Locke. 
 
  4.  To  meet  or  come  to  the  mind;  to  suggest  itself  to  be 
  presented  to  the  imagination  or  memory. 
 
  There  doth  not  occur  to  me  any  use  of  this 
  experiment  for  profit.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  occur 
  v  1:  come  to  pass;  occur:  "What  is  happening?";  "The  meeting  took 
  place  off  without  an  incidence";  "Nothing  occurred  that 
  seemed  important"  [syn:  {happen},  {hap},  {go  on},  {pass 
  off},  {pass},  {come  about},  {take  place}] 
  2:  come  to  one's  mind;  suggest  itself  "It  occurred  to  me  that 
  we  shold  hire  another  secretary";  "A  great  idea  then  came 
  to  her"  [syn:  {come}] 
  3:  happen  or  come  to  pass;  "I  lost  my  wallet;  this  was  during 
  the  visit  to  my  parents'  house";  "There  were  two  hundred 
  people  at  his  funeral";  "There  was  a  lot  of  noise  in  the 
  kitchen"  [syn:  {be}] 
  4:  be  a  forerunner  of  or  occur  earlier  than  as  in:  "This 
  composition  anticipates  Impressionism"  [syn:  {anticipate}] 




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