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"
From time to time; now and then; once in a while; irregularly.
in an occasional manner; on occasion; at times, as convenience requires or opportunity offers; not regularly
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2609
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2545
Rank popularity for the word 'occasionally' in Adverbs Frequency: #208
The numerical value of occasionally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of occasionally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally, even when you know what you're talking about.
In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
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.
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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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ocasionalmentCatalan, Valencian
- občas, příležitostněCzech
- ocasionalmente, a veces, de vez en cuandoSpanish
- toisinaan, joskus, välillä, välistäFinnish
- viðhvørt, av og áFaroese
- uaireannan, corra uairScottish Gaelic
- nagyritkán, néhanapján, alkalomadtánHungarian
- جاربهجار, جاروبارKurdish
- af en toe, soms, wel eens, nu en danDutch
- sporadisk, av og til, nå og daNorwegian
- od czasu do czasuPolish
- время от времени, изредка, иногдаRussian
- ibland, då och dåSwedish
- đôi khiVietnamese
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