Occur

Definition of Occur

Oc`cur´
v. i.1.To meet; to clash.
[imp. & p. p. Occurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Occurring .]
The resistance of the bodies they occur with.
- Bentley.
2.To go in order to meet; to make reply.
I must occur to one specious objection.
- Bentley.
3.To meet one's eye; to be found or met with; to present itself; to appear.
In Scripture, though the word heir occur, yet there is no such thing as "heir" in our author's sense.
- Locke.
4.To happen; to take place; as, I will write if opportunity occurs.
5.To come to the mind; to arise in the mind; to suggest itself; to be presented to the imagination or memory; - of an idea or thought; as, it never occurred to me to call John to ask.
There doth not occur to me any use of this experiment for profit.
- Bacon.

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