What does occasionally mean?

Definitions for occasionallyəˈkeɪ ʒə nl i

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. occasionally(Adverb)

    From time to time; now and then; once in a while; irregularly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occasionally(adverb)

    in an occasional manner; on occasion; at times, as convenience requires or opportunity offers; not regularly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2609

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2545

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Adverbs Frequency: #208

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kim Hubbard:

    It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally, even when you know what you're talking about.

  2. Frederick Buechner:

    In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

  4. Robin Koval:

    One of the things we see is a belief among young people that if you only smoke occasionally, light smoking or intermittent smoking, that somehow that's not as dangerous.

  5. Albert Camus:

    I enjoyed my own nature to the fullest, and we all know that there lies happiness, although, to soothe one another mutually, we occasionally pretend to condemn such joys as selfishness.

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