Derived from ob- (towards; against) +‎ currō (I run).



occurrō (present infinitive occurrere, perfect active occurrī, supine occursum); third conjugation

  1. I run to; I go to meet.
  2. I charge, rush to attack.
  3. I meet, go to, come to.
  4. I resist, oppose, counterattack.
  5. (figuratively) I answer, reply, especially in objection.
  6. (figuratively) I present myself, suggest myself, appear, occur, especially to the mind.
  7. (figuratively) I reach, attain.


   Conjugation of occurrō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occurrō occurris occurrit occurrimus occurritis occurrunt
imperfect occurrēbam occurrēbās occurrēbat occurrēbāmus occurrēbātis occurrēbant
future occurram occurrēs occurret occurrēmus occurrētis occurrent
perfect occurrī occurristī occurrit occurrimus occurristis occurrērunt, occurrēre
pluperfect occurreram occurrerās occurrerat occurrerāmus occurrerātis occurrerant
future perfect occurrerō occurreris occurrerit occurrerimus occurreritis occurrerint
passive present occurror occurreris, occurrere occurritur occurrimur occurriminī occurruntur
imperfect occurrēbar occurrēbāris, occurrēbāre occurrēbātur occurrēbāmur occurrēbāminī occurrēbantur
future occurrar occurrēris, occurrēre occurrētur occurrēmur occurrēminī occurrentur
perfect occursus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect occursus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect occursus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occurram occurrās occurrat occurrāmus occurrātis occurrant
imperfect occurrerem occurrerēs occurreret occurrerēmus occurrerētis occurrerent
perfect occurrerim occurrerīs occurrerit occurrerīmus occurrerītis occurrerint
pluperfect occurrissem occurrissēs occurrisset occurrissēmus occurrissētis occurrissent
passive present occurrar occurrāris, occurrāre occurrātur occurrāmur occurrāminī occurrantur
imperfect occurrerer occurrerēris, occurrerēre occurrerētur occurrerēmur occurrerēminī occurrerentur
perfect occursus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect occursus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present occurre occurrite
future occurritō occurritō occurritōte occurruntō
passive present occurrere occurriminī
future occurritor occurritor occurruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives occurrere occurrisse occursūrum esse occurrī occursum esse occursum īrī
participles occurrēns occursūrus occursus occurrendus, occurrundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
occurrendī occurrendō occurrendum occurrendō occursum occursū

Usage notesEdit

+ dat.

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  • Catalan: ocórrer
  • English: occur
  • Galician: ocorrer
  • Italian: occorrere
  • Middle French: occurrer
  • Portuguese: ocorrer
  • Spanish: ocurrir