Definition of Occasions

1. Noun. Something you have to do. "He minded his own specialized occasions"

Generic synonyms: Business



Definition of Occasions

1. Noun. (plural of occasion) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Occasions

1. occasion [v] - See also: occasion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occasions

occasional
occasional(a)
occasional furniture
occasional table
occasional tables
occasionalism
occasionality
occasionally
occasionate
occasionated
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occasionating
occasioned
occasioner
occasioning
occasions (current term)
occasionwear
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occecation
occerence
occident
occidentalise
occidentalism
occidentalize
occidentalized
occidentalizes
occidentalizing
occidentally
occidentals

Literary usage of Occasions

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1. Washington, Webster and Lincoln: Selections for the College Entrance English by George Washington, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln (1910)
"occasions FOB SPEAKING. It is often said that oratory is on the decline. The occasions are rare, we are told, when there is a real demand for it. ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Then in this, I said, Homer will be our teacher; and we too, at sacrifices and on the like occasions, will honour the brave, whether men or women ..."

3. Dictionary of national biographyby Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"Many amusing stories used Smith to report of his conversation with his humble guests on these occasions. VIII In 1882 Smith resolved to embark on a new and ..."

4. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1896)
"clined it from a principle which has ever weighed with me on such occasions; namely, that as we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, ..."

5. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Imaginations occasions of useless activities. Early man was led by his imaginations to undertake many useless forms of activity. ..."

6. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"Dangers are the occasions to create a name for oneself, and if a noble mind sees honour at stake, he will do the work of thousands. ..."

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