Definitions for on occasion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occasionally, on occasion, once in a while, now and then, now and again, at times, from time to time(adverb)

    now and then or here and there

    "he was arrogant and occasionally callous"; "open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees"; "they visit New York on occasion"; "now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us"; "as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention"


  1. on occasion(Adverb)

    occasionally, from time to time, now and then

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare, King John, II.i:

    Courage mounteth with occasion.

  2. Beatrice Hahn:

    Hence, on this occasion, humans got lucky.

  3. Beatrice Hahn:

    Hence, on this occasion, humans got lucky.

  4. From The Last Goon Show of All:

    Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    I trust her with my life, and have on more than one occasion.


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