The Correct spelling is: occurrences
Common misspellings of the word occurrences are:
How do you spell occurrences?. It is not occurances or occurences or even occurrances for that matter!
occurrent ocÂ·cur'rent adj.
- The action, fact, or instance of occurring.
- Something that takes place.
SYNONYMS occurrence, happening, event, incident, episode, circumstance. These nouns refer to something that takes place or comes to pass. Occurrence and happening are the most general: an everyday occurrence; a happening of no great importance. Event usually signifies a notable occurrence: major world events reported on the evening news. â€œGreat events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nervesâ€ (Victoria). Incident may apply to a minor occurrence: a small incident blown out of proportion. The term may also refer to a distinct event of sharp identity and significance: a succession of exciting incidents. An episode is an incident in the course of a progression or within a larger sequence: â€œHappiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of painâ€ (Thomas Hardy). Circumstance denotes a particular incident or occurrence: â€œBilly had found Alice, thus bringing about the odd circumstance of their renewing their acquaintanceshipâ€ (Eleanor H. Porter).