English noun: event
|1.||event something that happens at a given place and time|
|Broader (hypernym)||psychological feature|
|Narrower (hyponym)||act, deed, group action, happening, human action, human activity, make-up, makeup, might-have-been, migration, miracle, natural event, nonevent, occurrence, occurrent, social event, zap|
|2.||event (state) a special set of circumstances|
|Samples||In that event, the first possibility is excluded.|
It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled.
|3.||event (phenomenon) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory|
|Broader (hypernym)||physical phenomenon|
|Domain category||Einstein's theory of relativity, relativity, relativity theory, theory of relativity|
|4.||event (phenomenon) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon|
|Samples||The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise.|
His decision had depressing consequences for business.
He acted very wise after the event.
|Synonyms||consequence, effect, issue, outcome, result, upshot|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, bandwagon effect, branch, brisance, butterfly effect, by-product, byproduct, change, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, domino effect, fallout, harvest, impact, influence, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, placebo effect, position effect, product, repercussion, response, reverberation, side effect, spillover, wake, wallop|