Detailed Translations for happen from English to Dutch


to happen verb (happens, happened, happening)

  1. to happen (occur; take place; arise)
    gebeuren; plaats vinden; geschieden; plaats hebben
  2. to happen (occur; take place; pass)
    gebeuren; voorkomen; zich voordoen; plaats hebben
  3. to happen
    • toegaan verb (ga toe, gaat toe, ging toe, gingen toe, toegegaan)

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
voorkomen appearance; disguise; exterior; façade; look; looks
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
gebeuren arise; happen; occur; pass; take place occur
geschieden arise; happen; occur; take place
plaats hebben arise; happen; occur; pass; take place occur
plaats vinden arise; happen; occur; take place
toegaan happen
voorkomen happen; occur; pass; take place meet with objections
zich voordoen happen; occur; pass; take place announce
- bechance; befall; bump; chance; come about; encounter; fall out; find; go on; hap; materialise; materialize; occur; pass; pass off; take place
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
voorkomen keep from; obstruct; prevent
- 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. zich ~: gebeuren
  2. plaatshebben, werkelijkheid worden
  3. werkelijkheid worden
  4. onscheidbaar 1. getroffen worden
  5. soms gebeuren
  6. (ergatief) bij verrassing of ongeluk gebeuren

Cross Translation:
happen befall overkomen — onscheidbaar 1. getroffen worden
happen gebeuren geschehen — (intransitiv) sich ereignen; zutragen
happen gebeuren passierenHilfsverb sein: geschehen, stattfinden
happen opdraven; zich voordoen survenirarriver inopinément ; venir tout à coup.
happen komen venir — Traductions de venir

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