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noun as in chance

noun as in event, happening

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How do you celebrate when happy occasions are colored by loss and absence?

I gave statements to then-Captain Michael Sheffield on several different occasions.

The two had unprotected sex on multiple occasions, according to the woman.

But it is the designs for less formal occasions where Kate has found a fundamental component of her working wardrobe.

On several occasions, Pakistani officials tipped off Maulvi Nazir and his men about impending drone strikes.

Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.

He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.

At least this is as far as my observation of him goes on the few occasions I have seen him in the beau monde.

On such occasions his unfaltering impudence reached heights truly sublime.

On several occasions I have been engaged in proceedings before them, and not always on the winning side.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to occasions, such as: opening, incident, possibility, moment, time, and opportunity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.