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1. occasion

noun. ['əˈkeɪʒən'] an event that occurs at a critical time.

Synonyms

  • occurrent
  • pass
  • flood tide
  • crisis
  • occurrence
  • head
  • happening
  • landmark
  • straits
  • conjuncture
  • turning point
  • milestone
  • climax
  • juncture
  • natural event
  • reality check

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success

Etymology

  • ocasion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • occasionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Social Occasion

  • persuasion
  • malaysian
  • invasion
  • equation
  • caucasian
  • abrasion
  • suasion
  • evasion
  • asian

2. occasion

noun. ['əˈkeɪʒən'] a vaguely specified social event.

Synonyms

  • fundraiser
  • affair
  • photo op
  • photo opportunity
  • ceremonial
  • celebration
  • party
  • ceremonial occasion
  • social event
  • ceremony
  • function
  • observance
  • jubilation
  • sleepover
  • social occasion

Antonyms

  • noncurrent
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • ocasion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • occasionem (Latin)

3. occasion

verb. ['əˈkeɪʒən'] give occasion to.

Synonyms

  • inspire
  • cause
  • do

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay
  • running
  • ebbtide

Etymology

  • ocasion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • occasionem (Latin)

4. occasion

noun. ['əˈkeɪʒən'] reason.

Synonyms

  • reason

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • ocasion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • occasionem (Latin)

5. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] relating to human society and its members.

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

6. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups.

Synonyms

  • gregarious
  • multiethnic
  • friendly
  • cultural
  • ethnic
  • sociable
  • sociality
  • interpersonal
  • ethnical

Antonyms

  • unsocial
  • unfriendly
  • unsociable
  • inhospitable

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

7. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability.

Antonyms

  • hostile

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

8. social

noun. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity.

Synonyms

  • mixer
  • sociable

Antonyms

  • introversive
  • ambiversive
  • unsociability

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

9. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] marked by friendly companionship with others.

Antonyms

  • ungracious

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

10. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind.

Antonyms

  • uncongenial

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

Sentences with social-occasion


1. Noun Phrase
Put the beans in a bowl to share your espresso beans with friends and family after a dinner party or other social occasion.

2. Noun Phrase
Buying a large quantity of crawfish specifically to cook and freeze is not uncommon, but it's often an excuse for a social occasion as well.

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