- needs or necessities.
- necessary business matters: to go about one's lawful occasions.
Idioms about occasion
Origin of occasion
synonym study for occasion
OTHER WORDS FROM occasionpre·oc·ca·sioned, adjective
How to use occasion in a sentence
This list is also sent to various other friends and family, in plenty of time before the occasion.Miss Manners: Family visit becomes one big project|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
You’ll find this variation served throughout Morocco’s coastal cities for special occasions like weddings and birthdays.
Just as I’ve done for over a decade on the floor of restaurants, I take so much joy in sourcing universally loved, high-quality flavor profiles that suit all occasions.Canned wine might have been primed for socializing in the era of social distancing|Rachel King|November 8, 2020|Fortune
I have seen him cry on many occasions when he thought things were slipping out of hand and he just couldn’t let it happen.Architecture ‘maverick’ dies of covid-19, congestive heart failure at 93|Emily Davies|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Finally, its laid-back but tapered style is ideal for appearances at nearly any occasion in Santa Fe.
Remember what Romney was asked that occasioned his infamous comments?
The Petty tour occasioned a very funny story along these lines.Overrated/Underrated: I Do/Don't Believe in Zimmerman|Michael Tomasky|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
My obituary for Andrew Breitbart has occasioned a lot of comment.
This book occasioned some prelates to say that they must root out printing or printing would root out them.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The old man turned to close the door as he made this reflection, and the noise thus occasioned roused the girl.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
The nave itself presents rather a poor and naked appearance, occasioned in a great degree by the absence of sittings.
While it lasted flashes of lightning frequently played around the mast-top, occasioned by electricity.
"Yes, yes," cried his lordship impatiently, dreading a repetition of what had occasioned him such intense pain.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
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Other Idioms and Phrases with occasion
see on occasion; rise to the occasion.