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Synonyms for Event, Situation, Reality, Chance ...

event • Meaning of these synonyms: Something that happens
• Example: "Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events" (Robert F. Kennedy)
accompaniment affair concomitant experience
circumstance episode happening incidence incident
juncture manifestation occasion occurrence operation
proceeding thing scene
situation • Meaning of these synonyms: The manner or the circumstances of existence
• Example sentence: He knew the situation was tense, he didn't know it was explosive.
climate condition context environment
location locality manner of being place physical placement
position shape setting site spot
standing state state of affairs status status quo
reality • Meaning of these synonyms: The state or fact of having reality
• Example sentence: "I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal." (Groucho Marx)
actuality being case certainty
condition existence factor instance materiality
objectivity presence tangibility
biography • Meaning of these synonyms: Past events surrounding a person
• Etymology of BIOGRAPHY: from the Greek words bios meaning "life", + graphein meaning "write"
• Example sentence: "In each biography things are noted, that never happened. People like myths." (Garri Kimowitsch Kasparow)
background career grounding history
prospect • Meaning of these synonyms: an event that may occur or something that may be done
• Etymology of PROSPECT: from "pro" = before, forward + "specere, spicere" = to look, to see
• Example sentence: The project managers were simply stunned at the prospect of having to derail their plans.
certainty chance contingency eventuality
hope likelihood odds possibility probability


Words for Eevents, Situations, Reality, etc.

Meaning of Situation: a position with regard to conditions and circumstances (in particular a time place)

Meaning of Event: something that happens, especially something of importance that involves several people

Meaning of Reality: the world or the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them.

Meaning of Chance: an opportunity to do something, or the possibility that something will happen - both in the future

And all of them need a place in time and space - Synonyms for Places.




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