Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
an event or set of events that forms part of a longer series but is considered separately
something that happens, especially something that involves several people
something that happens, especially a violent, criminal, or dangerous event
the events and experiences that are typical of a particular place or group of people
the events and experiences that happen to people in general
a special or important time or event
something that happens, especially something unexpected and unpleasant
an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
an event that emphasizes the good qualities of someone or something
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a large expensive boat that is used for racing or sailing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of general words meaning event from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.