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Definition of happen:

  1. To ehance; to take place.

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This graph shows how "happen" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for happen:

  1. A thing is said to happen when no design is manifest, or none especially thought of; it is said to chance when it appears to be the result of accident ( compare synonyms for ACCIDENT). An incident happens or occurs; something external or actual happens to one; a thought or fancy occurs to him. Befall and betide are transitive; happen is intransitive; something befalls or betides a person or happens to him. Betide is especially used for anticipated evil, thought of as waiting and coming at its appointed time; as, wo betide him! One event supervenes upon another event, one disease upon another, etc. [" Transpire," in the sense of happen, is not authorized by good usage: a thing that has happened is properly said to transpire when it becomes known.]
  2. How did it happen? "Dead Man's Planet" , William Morrison.
  3. This has happened and may happen again.

Quotes for happen:

  1. I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I still would like to see that happen. I enjoyed making 200 Motels and did try out for a few things when I lived in LA, but nothing ever happened. I'm still hoping though. - Jimmy Carl Black
  2. World War II... did not happen to everyone, but it happened to most. There were people from Germany who were throwing bombs at us. - Graham Chapman
  3. Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. - E. L. Konigsburg
  4. We won't really know what will happen until it happens. - Helen Thomas
  5. If you come into success too soon, you'll burn out and be finished before you know it. If you let the maturation process happen naturally, you'll be happier with yourself in the end. - Lucinda Williams

Rhymes for happen:

  1. misshapen.
  2. tappan, tappen.

Idioms for happen:

  1. sit back and let happen
  2. if anything should happen
  3. sit back and let sth happen
  4. happen to sm or sth
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