What does the word transpire mean?

Usage examples for transpire

  1. They have perceptions of the propriety and fitness of things far quicker than he has; and this he will soon see if he observe their remarks upon the persons with whom they come in contact, and the circumstances that transpire around them. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. As they galloped through the Rancheros' quarters, Dick appeared at the door of his cabin, and shouted after them words, which, taken in connection with the events that were about to transpire, seemed like prophecy. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  3. He was still struggling with a detail, in an undertone lest it should transpire in general society, when he found himself embraced from behind, and kissed with appreciation. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan