English verb: take place
|1.||take place (change) come to pass|
|Samples||What is happening?.|
The meeting took place off without an incidence.
Nothing occurred that seemed important.
|Synonyms||come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP.
It ----s that CLAUSE
|Narrower (hyponym)||anticipate, arise, backfire, backlash, bechance, bechance, befall, befall, betide, break, break, chance, coincide, come, come around, come off, come up, concur, contemporise, contemporize, develop, develop, fall, fall, give, go, go off, go over, happen, happen, intervene, materialise, materialize, operate, proceed, recoil, recrudesce, recur, repeat, result, roll around, shine, strike, supervene, synchronise, synchronize, transpire, turn out|