Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):function

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):juncture

Category: General

3.Definition: an opportunity to do something

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

Category: General

4.Definition: reason

"There was no occasion for complaint"

Category: General

5.Definition: the time of a particular event

"On the occasion of his 60th birthday"

Category: General