Synonyms for occasion
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
The cause of the disaster; cause for interference.
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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"
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
"there was no occasion for complaint"
the time of a particular event
"on the occasion of his 60th birthday"
an opportunity to do something
"there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"
give occasion to
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How to use occasion in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Translations for occasion
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- فرصة, مناسبةArabic
- zapříčinit, příležitostCzech
- behov, foranledige, grund, begivenhed, anledning, forårsage, lejlighedDanish
- Gelegenheit, AnlassGerman
- abagune, aukeraBasque
- aihe, tapahtuma, sattumus, tarve, tilaisuus, syyFinnish
- adhbharaichScottish Gaelic
- forårsake, avstedkommeNorwegian
- noodzaak, behoefte, gelegenheid, aanleiding, veroorzaken, gebeurtenis, voorvalDutch
- hazard, favorabilă, ocazie, situație, întâmplareRomanian
- событие, повод, возможность, раз, случайRussian
- händelse, tillfälle, behov, tillfällighet, skälSwedish
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