Origin of occur
synonym study for occur
OTHER WORDS FROM occurpre·oc·cur, verb (used without object), pre·oc·curred, pre·oc·cur·ring.re·oc·cur, verb (used without object), re·oc·curred, re·oc·cur·ring.un·oc·cur·ring, adjective
How to use occur in a sentence
If supercooled water has a critical point, that could indicate that the water experienced in daily life is strange because, under typical pressures and temperatures, it is a supercritical liquid — a weird state that occurs beyond a critical point.Supercooled water has been caught morphing between two forms|Emily Conover|November 19, 2020|Science News
Six of these extinctions occurred simultaneously throughout their geographic range immediately following magnetic reversals.50 years ago, scientists named Earth’s magnetic field as a suspect in extinctions|Jonathan Lambert|November 19, 2020|Science News
This kind of behavior does occur outside the lab, says Jaap de Roode, a biologist at Emory University in Atlanta who wasn’t involved in the research.Monarch caterpillars head-butt each other to fight for scarce food|Curtis Segarra|November 19, 2020|Science News
The finding, reported online November 18 in Biology Letters, potentially illustrates that “island dwarfism,” where animals evolve to be much smaller after settling on an island, can occur over very short timescales.Guttural toads shrank by a third after just 100 years on two islands|Jake Buehler|November 19, 2020|Science News
One possible culprit was an environmental crisis that occurred toward the end of the Early Jurassic, an episode of global warming and ocean acidification that led to a series of species extinctions, particularly in the oceans but also on land.How massive long-necked dinosaurs rose to rule the Jurassic herbivores|Carolyn Gramling|November 18, 2020|Science News
Unfortunately, the issue is almost completely ignored in the U.S., even though it is occurring here as well.
Either way, this is a conversation that is occurring not just at the penthouse level, but among the grassroots as well.Rand Paul, Chris Christie Laid Out Plans for Black Voters at Penthouse Forum|David Freedlander|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the areas are quite remote, where this is occurring.
That, America, is the quintessence of naturally occurring British-cute.
Two 20th-century phenomena, occurring in quick succession, are the culprits.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His birth might also be remembered as occurring in the same year as that of the great astronomer Galileo.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
It cannot, however, be looked upon as anything more than a very rare occasional straggler, by no means occurring every year.
Professor Ansted mentions it in his list, but only as occurring in Guernsey, and there is one specimen in the Museum.
Read simpilly; this trisyllabic form is Northern, occurring in Barbour's Bruce, i. 331, xvii.
The explanation of the phrase 'farewell feldefare,' occurring in Troil.