Student Thesaurus

One entry found for event.
Entry Word: event
Function: noun
Text: 1 something that happens <dinnertime was devoted to talking over the day's events, not to watching television>
Synonyms affair, circumstance, episode, hap, happening, incident, occasion, occurrence, thing
Related Words coincidence, fluke, freak; landmark, milestone, page, phenomenon, turning point; adventure, experience; accident, crisis, emergency, juncture; achievement, deed, exploit, feat; news, tidings
2 something that might happen <in the event of rain, graduation ceremonies will be held indoors>
Synonyms case, contingency, eventuality, possibility
Related Words probability; chance, risk
3 a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize <figure skating is usually one of the most popular events in the winter Olympics> -- see GAME 1
4 a social gathering <the mayor's evenings are often tied up with one event after another> -- see PARTY 1