Yahoo Dictionary Web Search

  1. e·vent
    IPA[əˈvent]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: event, plural noun: events

    • noun

      a thing that happens or takes place, especially one of importance:

      a planned public or social occasion:

    • noun

      the activity of planning, organizing, and staging public events.

      (in computer programming) the activity of or facility for creating an event that will unfold in real time when conditions for it have been met.

    • noun

      a theoretical boundary around a black hole beyond which no light or other radiation can escape.

      a point of no return:

    • noun

      an event intended primarily to attract publicity:
    • noun

      a default, bankruptcy, or other situation which is recognized as affecting the creditworthiness of a country or organization and which may trigger insurance payments as defined in a credit default swap:
    • noun

      an event arranged or brought about merely for the sake of the publicity it generates, especially one designed to appear spontaneous or unplanned:
    • noun

      (in a medical context) a serious incident or error that should not occur if proper safety procedures are followed:
    • noun

      an unexpectedly dull or insignificant event or occasion:

      an event that did not happen:

    • noun

      a notional boundary around a black hole beyond which no light or other radiation can escape.

      a point of no return:

  1. 123433 results