Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun event

4 senses of event

Sense 1
event -- (something that happens at a given place and time)
       => psychological feature -- (a feature of the mental life of a living organism)

Sense 2
event, case -- (a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled")
       => circumstance -- (a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity)

Sense 3
event -- (a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory)
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 4
consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")
       => phenomenon -- (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)

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