- needs or necessities.
- necessary business matters: to go about one's lawful occasions.
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM occasionpre·oc·ca·sioned, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for occasion
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?
My obituary for Andrew Breitbart has occasioned a lot of comment.
This was occasioned by the muzzles being pointed downwards into the ditch, which gave the report an unusual and appalling effect.Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade|William Surtees
One is my dedication for my essays; it was occasioned by that delicious article in the Spectator.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Some delay in their arrival home was occasioned by an untoward incident even before they finally left London.The Story of the Cambrian|C. P. Gasquoine
For, be it known, it was this avanc that had occasioned the flood.Welsh Folk-Lore|Elias Owen
An instance of mischievous credulity, occasioned by consulting this impostor, once fell under the re-130-view of the Author.A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis|Patrick Colquhoun
British Dictionary definitions for occasion
Word Origin for occasion
Idioms and Phrases with occasion
see on occasion; rise to the occasion.