What does on occasion mean?

Definitions for on occasion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word on occasion.

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. 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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