What does on occasion mean?

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on occasion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on occasion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    I drink when I have occasion, and sometimes when I have no occasion.

  2. Dejan Stojanovic:

    To dream on occasion is not dreaming; to love on occasion is not love.

  3. Guy Cournoyer:

    We have asked a lot of you but you rose to the occasion and indeed proved that real and substantive justice is a reality.

  4. Ann Marie:

    So many of my clients are true romantics that come to this town celebrating a special occasion: an engagement, anniversary or birthday.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

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