Detailed Translations for happen from English to French


to happen verb (happens, happened, happening)

  1. to happen (occur; take place; arise)
    se passer; avoir lieu; se faire; arriver; survenir; se produire; advenir
    • se passer verb
    • avoir lieu verb
    • se faire verb
    • arriver verb (arrive, arrives, arrivons, arrivez, )
    • survenir verb (surviens, survient, survenons, survenez, )
    • advenir verb
  2. to happen (occur; take place; pass)
  3. to happen

Conjugations for happen:

  1. happen
  2. happen
  3. happens
  4. happen
  5. happen
  6. happen
simple past
  1. happened
  2. happened
  3. happened
  4. happened
  5. happened
  6. happened
present perfect
  1. have happened
  2. have happened
  3. has happened
  4. have happened
  5. have happened
  6. have happened
past continuous
  1. was happening
  2. were happening
  3. was happening
  4. were happening
  5. were happening
  6. were happening
  1. shall happen
  2. will happen
  3. will happen
  4. shall happen
  5. will happen
  6. will happen
continuous present
  1. am happening
  2. are happening
  3. is happening
  4. are happening
  5. are happening
  6. are happening
  1. be happened
  2. be happened
  3. be happened
  4. be happened
  5. be happened
  6. be happened
  1. happen!
  2. let's happen!
  3. happened
  4. happening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for happen:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
arriver happening; taking place
avoir lieu happening; taking place
se passer happening; taking place
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
advenir arise; happen; occur; pass; take place
arriver arise; happen; occur; take place accomplish; announce; arise; arrive; attend; be present at; blow over; come fast; elapse; end; expire; finish; get the feeling; go by; happen to; observe; occur; overcome; overpower; overwhelm; pass; show up; succeed; take possession of something; tame; witness
avoir lieu arise; happen; occur; take place have room; locate; place; post; put; set; situate; station
se faire arise; happen; occur; take place become; come into being; come into existance; have room; originate
se passer arise; happen; occur; pass; take place elapse; expire; go by; have room; occur; pass
se produire arise; happen; occur; take place act; act a part; impersonate; occur; perform; play the role of; play-act
se présenter happen; occur; pass; take place apply; become known; come out; emerge; enrol for; register; report oneself
survenir arise; happen; occur; take place occur
- bechance; befall; bump; chance; come about; encounter; fall out; find; go on; hap; materialise; materialize; occur; pass; pass off; take place
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- occur

Related Words for "happen":

Synonyms for "happen":

Antonyms for "happen":

  • dematerialise; dematerialize

Related Definitions for "happen":

  1. come to pass1
    • What is happening?1
  2. come into being; become reality1
  3. happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance1
    • It happens that today is my birthday1
  4. come upon, as if by accident; meet with1
    • I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here1
  5. chance to be or do something, without intention or causation1
    • I happen to have just what you need!1

Wiktionary Translations for happen:

  1. to occur
  1. Pour un évènement : survenir, se produire.
  2. venir après, prendre la place de.
  3. arriver inopinément ; venir tout à coup.
  4. Traductions de venir
  1. arriver, avoir lieu
  2. Arriver, avoir lieu, se passer

Cross Translation:
happen arriver voorvallen — (ergatief) bij verrassing of ongeluk gebeuren
happen arriver overkomen — onscheidbaar 1. getroffen worden
happen se passer geschieden — werkelijkheid worden
happen se passer; avoir lieu gebeuren — plaatshebben, werkelijkheid worden
happen se produire afspelenzich ~: gebeuren
happen arriver eintreffen — QS Bedeutungen|fehlend
happen avoir lieu erfolgenAmtsdeutsch, nur unpersönlich: stattfinden, sich ereignen, getan werden (der Inhalt des Tuns steckt im Subjekt des Satzes)
happen passer; produire; arriver geschehen — (intransitiv) sich ereignen; zutragen
happen passer; avoir lieu; produire passierenHilfsverb sein: geschehen, stattfinden
happen avoir lieu stattfinden — sich abspielen, vor sich gehen
happen advenir widerfahren — (mit) jemandem geschehen

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