occur to one

Come to mind, as in It never occurred to me that he might refuse. [Early 1600s]


Nearby words

  1. occupied,
  2. occupied territories,
  3. occupier,
  4. occupy,
  5. occur,
  6. occurrence,
  7. occurrent,
  8. occy,
  9. ocd,
  10. ocdm

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