Synonyms of occasion


1. juncture, occasion, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"

2. affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function, social event

usage: a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"

3. occasion, reason, ground

usage: reason; "there was no occasion for complaint"

4. occasion, time

usage: the time of a particular event; "on the occasion of his 60th birthday"

5. occasion, opportunity, chance

usage: an opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"


1. occasion, cause, do, make

usage: give occasion to

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Definition and meaning of occasion (Dictionary)