The Correct spelling is: occasion
Common misspellings of the word occasion are:
How do you spell occasion?. It is not ocasion or ocassion or occaison or even occassion for that matter!
tr.v., -sioned, -sionÂ·ing, -sions.
- An event or happening; an incident.
- The time at which an event occurs.
- A significant event.
- A favorable or appropriate time or juncture; an opportunity. See synonyms at opportunity.
- Something that brings on or precipitates an action, condition, or event, especially the immediate cause. See synonyms at cause.
- Something that provides a reason or justification; a ground.
- A need created by a particular circumstance: â€œHe must buy what he has little occasion forâ€ (Laurence Sterne).
- A large or important social gathering.
- occasions Archaic. Personal requirements or necessities.
To provide occasion for; cause: â€œThe year's annual reports occasion an especially revealing glimpse of how corporations lend . . . embellishment to the stark numbers of the comptroller's officeâ€ (Mark Muro).idiom:
- From time to time; now and then.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin occÄsiÅ, occÄsiÅn-, from occÄsus, past participle of occidere, to fall : ob-, down; see obâ€“ + cadere, to fall.]