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synonyms for on occasion

  • every now and then
  • every so often
  • infrequently
  • intermittently
  • now and again
  • occasionally
  • periodically
  • sporadically
  • at intervals
  • at times
  • every once in a while
  • from time to time
  • hardly
  • irregularly
  • not often
  • off and on
  • once and again
  • once in a blue moon
  • once in a while
  • once or twice
  • sometimes
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How to use on occasion in a sentence

Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Sometimes necessity makes an honest man a knave: and a rich man a honest man, because he has no occasion to be a knave.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
But even the great Mr. Abrahams, on one notable occasion at least, had been deceived.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For a "cold collation on the occasion of the audit" our Council always allows 10.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
She had been properly dressed for the occasion in black tulle and black silk tights.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
On some future occasion I may suggest how you may successfully perform your duties in your new position.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ON OCCASION

  • every so often
  • from time to time
  • now and again
  • occasionally
  • on occasion
  • once in a while
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