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Synonyms for occasion
əˈkeɪ ʒənoc·ca·sion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. occasion

    The efficient cause, that which makes anything to be or be done, is the common meaning of the word, as in the saying "There is no effect without a cause." Every man instinctively recognizes himself acting through will as the cause of his own actions. The Creator is the Great First Cause of all things. A condition is something that necessarily precedes a result, but does not produce it. An antecedent simply precedes a result, with or without any agency in producing it; as, Monday is the invariable antecedent of Tuesday, but not the cause of it. The direct antonym of cause is effect, while that of antecedent is consequent. An occasion is some event which brings a cause into action at a particular moment; gravitation and heat are the causes of an avalanche; the steep incline of the mountain-side is a necessary condition, and the shout of the traveler may be the occasion of its fall. Causality is the doctrine or principle of causes, causation the action or working of causes. Compare DESIGN; REASON.

    actor, agent, antecedent, author, causality, causation, cause, condition, creator, designer, former, fountain, motive, origin, originator, power, precedent, reason, reason, source, spring

    consequence, creation, development, effect, end, end, event, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, product, result

    The cause of the disaster; cause for interference.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. occasionnoun

    conjuncture, opportunity, occurrence, cause, need, event, reason, necessity, opening, ground

    untimeliness, unseasonableness, frustration

  2. occasionverb

    cause, make, create

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juncture, occasionnoun

    an event that occurs at a critical time

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

    social function, joint, affair, function, junction, social occasion, articulation, crossroads, juncture, critical point, join

  2. affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social functionnoun

    a vaguely specified social event

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

    routine, map, subprogram, single-valued function, social function, use, procedure, amour, subroutine, role, function, matter, affair, social occasion, liaison, thing, involvement, juncture, affaire, part, intimacy, purpose, mathematical function, office, mapping

  3. occasionnoun


    "there was no occasion for complaint"

    affair, social occasion, social function, function, juncture

  4. occasionnoun

    the time of a particular event

    "on the occasion of his 60th birthday"

    affair, social occasion, social function, function, juncture

  5. occasionverb

    an opportunity to do something

    "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"

    affair, social occasion, social function, function, juncture

  6. occasionverb

    give occasion to

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. occasionnoun

    occurrence, incident, casualty, event

  2. occasionnoun

    opportunity, juncture, conjuncture, opening, room, suitable time, favorable time, nick of time, golden opportunity

  3. occasionnoun

    necessity, need, exigency

  4. occasionnoun

    cause (accidental), ground, reason

  5. occasionverb

    cause, produce, originate, breed, create, bring about, give rise to, give occasion to, bring to pass, be the cause of

  6. occasionverb

    induce, influence, persuade, move

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  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Lundi semble être le jour le plus incompris et ingrate, même si lundi signifie le début d'une nouvelle semaine de travail, et la meilleure occasion d'un nouveau départ 52 fois par année. à mon avis, quand vous avez une passion pour ce que vous faites dans votre vie, tout et tous les jours de la semaine devient une merveilleuse journée à la hâte. Tous les lundis devient alors magique lundi, au lieu de lundi banal, seulement avec votre amour et passion pour votre travail.

  2. Eric Adams:

    I am deeply humbled to officially take the oath of office at this iconic occasion, and to participate in the transfer of leadership that is a cornerstone of our democracy.

  3. Linda Parisi:

    This is not just a criminal justice issue, and it is narrow-sighted to say well all we have to do is address what happened on this occasion, have it processed through the criminal justice, it's bigger than that and we need to address that. People are suffering, all people. As I say, everyone is touched by gun violence.

  4. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    For if that last day does not occasion an entire extinction, but a change of abode only, what can be more desirable And if it, on the other hand, destroys and absolutely puts an end to us, what can be preferable to having a deep sleep fall on us in the midst of the fatigues of life and, being thus overtaken, to sleep to eternity

  5. Scott C. Holstad:

    she had this inherent need to create a new identity for each and every occasion, to become someone different every day to mask the emptiness, the pain of true isolation. If you tried you could smell the death surrounding her; a dead soul is black regardless of what it may be wearing.

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