Definitions for occasionallyəˈkeɪ ʒə nl i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•ca•sion•al•lyəˈkeɪ ʒə nl i(adv.)

  1. at times; from time to time; now and then.

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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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. occasionally(adverb)əˈkeɪ ʒə nl i

    not frequently, but sometimes

    I occasionally go to movies alone.


  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

Translations for occasionally

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


now and then

I occasionally go to the theatre.

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