occur - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
verb [intransitive] 

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/əˈkɜː(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyoccur
he/she/itoccurs
present participleoccurring
past tenseoccurred
past participleoccurred
  1. 2
    formal to exist or be found somewhere
    occur in/on etc:

    This small tree also occurs in central and southern India.

    These are just some of the elements that occur on our planet.

phrasal verbs