1. something that happens at a given place and time

Definition categories: general

2. a special set of circumstances

- in that event, the first possibility is excluded

Similar word(s): case

Definition categories: state, circumstance

3. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory

Definition categories: phenomenon

4. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

- he acted very wise after the event

Similar word(s): consequence, effect, issue, outcome, result, upshot

Definition categories: phenomenon

Sentences with event as a noun:

- In the event, he turned out to have what I needed anyway.

- If is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be: , , and .