How Do You Spell EVENT?

Correct spelling for the English word "event" is [ɪvˈɛnt], [ɪvˈɛnt], [ɪ_v_ˈɛ_n_t]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of EVENT

  1. Fact of a thing\'s happening, as in the e. of his death, his coming, if he dies, comes; thing that happens, esp. important thing, as quite an e., whence eventful, eventless, aa.; (in doctrine of chances) any of several possible but mutually exclusive occurrences; double e., combined occurrences of two ee.; (Sport.) something on the issue of which money is staked; result, outcome; at all ee., in any case. [old French]

Common Misspellings for EVENT

Below is the list of 506 misspellings for the word "event".

Usage Examples for EVENT

  1. But now an event occurred that for a time banished some of the gloom that hung around Bilberry Hall. - "Annie o' the Banks o' Dee" by Gordon Stables
  2. In either event this original condition is set at naught. - "The New Irish Constitution" by J. H. Morgan
  3. In that event he would warn his companions, and they might race away before the Sioux could get in touch with them. - "Three Sioux Scouts" by Elmer Russell Gregor
  4. Then to report the full event. - "The Invaders" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  5. God was certain that the event would happen, but He was also certain that it need not have happened. - "The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace