event event  /ɪ ˈvɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that happens at a given place and time
  2. (n) a special set of circumstances
  3. (n) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  4. (n) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Event of the Century.
  2. Search all back-issues of PTI since 1985 for PTI's unique perspective on history, people, and the most important events of the day.
  3. The PIC is asking those attending the Wilmington event to bring along a can of food, which will be delivered to a local food bank.

News

  1. Event best bets

    Event highlights for June 13-19 include a classic cars rolling through Greenfield Village; Loren D. Estleman talking about his novel, 'The Confessions of Al Capone'; and the Michigan Beerfest.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Event organizers want more say in security

    Event organizers are looking for budget help and may find it in security.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KOLD News 13 Tuscon

  3. Event Ticketing And Crowdfunding Platform Picatic Now Lets Event Organizers Pay What They Want

    Online event ticketing startup Picatic is taking a novel new approach to signing up event organizers and getting them to use its services. The company's new FairPay initiative will allow users to pay what they want after their events are successful.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

Quotes

  1. Obama in a speech Tuesday night from the Oval Office said that "unlike an earthquake or a hurricane, it is not a single event that does its damage in a matter of minutes or days."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It's not hard to fathom Paris smoking pot, it's the doing it in the midst of the world's biggest sporting event, in public, blatantly enough to get caught, part that made it dubious. Again, Paris is not dumb," the article said. "It doesn't...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Times LIVE

  3. "I wasn't there. I'm sure it was a cultural and pharmaceutical event. I was tied up at the time," McCain said earning a standing ovation for the not-so-veiled reference to his five-and-a-half year confinement in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp.
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

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