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occasion

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  • nounchance
  • nounreason, cause
  • nounevent, happening
  • verbmake happen, bring about

synonyms for occasion

  • incident
  • moment
  • opening
  • opportunity
  • possibility
  • time
  • break
  • convenience
  • demand
  • excuse
  • instant
  • need
  • occurrence
  • season
  • shot
  • show
  • use
See also synonyms for: occasioned / occasions
  • affair
  • celebration
  • circumstance
  • episode
  • experience
  • incident
  • milestone
  • moment
  • scene
  • thing
  • time
  • go
  • happening
  • instant
  • milepost
  • occurrence
  • while
  • goings-on
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antonyms for occasion

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  • misfortune
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    How to use occasion in a sentence

    For a special occasion, or in the company of wine lovers, this is an exquisite pick.
    YOU SHOULD BE DRINKING GROWER CHAMPAGNEJORDAN MICHELMANFEBRUARY 11, 2021EATER
    So, for now, set your sights on a special occasion and plan it out together with your partner.
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    Staff also testified that they saw women leave Salsman’s office “in tears or distress” on multiple occasions.
    A DISTRICT ATTORNEY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED ABUSE VICTIMS ON HIS OFFICE DESK, AUTHORITIES SAID. THEN HE ALLEGEDLY PRESSURED THEM TO LIE ABOUT IT.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Whether the occasion calls for dinner and drinks after indulging in Sundance’s best films or lunch before hitting the slopes, Park City’s restaurants do it all.
    24 EXCITING WAYS TO EAT IN PARK CITY RIGHT NOWKATIE SHAPIROFEBRUARY 4, 2021EATER
    This pair from Outdoor Voices is made from an incredibly soft polyester-spandex blend that keeps me comfortable while I’m lounging around at home, and the fitted silhouette helps me feel put together on the rare occasions I actually leave the house.
    THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN JANUARYTHE EDITORSFEBRUARY 3, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    On the rare occasion in which elected officials have raised questions, they’ve been offered private briefings.
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    Each new partnership was an occasion for an announcement and burst of press coverage and awareness-raising.
    BEYOND MEAT AND PEPSI ARE TEAMING UP TO MAKE PLANT-BASED SNACKS AND DRINKSDYLAN MATTHEWSJANUARY 27, 2021VOX
    She hated it and reminds me of that fact every gift-giving occasion.
    MISS MANNERS: STOP TRYING TO PLEASE ABUSIVE PARENTJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    On nearly every occasion in the simulation when a planet remained habitable for 3 billion years, it was partly down to luck.
    IT’S A COSMIC MIRACLE THAT LIFE ON EARTH’S LASTED THIS LONGBY TOBY TYRRELL/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    I’ve had it happen on a couple occasions in America, but not to that level of severity that quickly.
    INSIDE THE CAPITOL: A PHOTOGRAPHER’S VIEW OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM UNDER SIEGEABIGAIL ABRAMSJANUARY 8, 2021TIME
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    WORDS RELATED TO OCCASION

    • adventure
    • circumstance
    • contingency
    • fate
    • fluke
    • fortuity
    • fortune
    • happening
    • luck
    • occasion
    • occurrence
    • turn
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