Definition of HAPPENS

verb : HAPPENS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana) ;

  • 3. (

    ) chance to be or do something, without intention or causation; "I happen to have just what you need!" ;

  • 5. (

    ) come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day" ;

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