What does often mean?

Definitions for oftenˈɔ fən, ˈɒf ən; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word often.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frequently, often, oftentimes, oft, ofttimes(adverb)

    many times at short intervals

    "we often met over a cup of coffee"

  2. much, a great deal, often(adverb)

    frequently or in great quantities

    "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"

  3. often(adverb)

    in many cases or instances

Wiktionary

  1. often(Adverb)

    Frequently, many times.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #216

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Written Corpus Frequency: #505

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Adverbs Frequency: #38

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of often in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of often in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Geier:

    Achilles tendinopathy often affects running athletes, while patellar or knee joint tendinopathy often bothers people who play repetitive jumping sports like basketball.

  2. Contract Maupin:

    I had no intention of shooting them, i can see how these situations occur. There is a level of fear that exists and the people who are often afraid are often the ones who are armed.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying.

  4. Toshiharu Kimura:

    In the case of hotels, guests often ask simple questions such as what time is breakfast or dinner, what time checkout is, and they often ask, ‘How can I send baggage home.’ These are common questions the service is often used for.

  5. Peter Hotez:

    Whenever you are dealing with an infectious disease issue you are often dealing with people in the marginalized portions of society, here in Texas, where we often find widespread tropical disease outbreaks, it is almost always the poor and the homeless who are affected.

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