Definitions for occasion

Definitions for (noun) occasion

Main entry: occasion, juncture

Definition: an event that occurs at a critical time

Usage: at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave; it was needed only on special occasions

Main entry: social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function

Definition: a vaguely specified social event

Usage: the party was quite an affair; an occasion arranged to honor the president; a seemingly endless round of social functions

Main entry: occasion

Definition: reason

Usage: there was no occasion for complaint

Main entry: occasion

Definition: an opportunity to do something

Usage: there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill

Main entry: occasion

Definition: the time of a particular event

Usage: on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Definitions for (verb) occasion

Main entry: occasion

Definition: give occasion to

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