What does Often mean?

Definitions for Often
ˈɔ fən, ˈɒf ən; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-Often

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


  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

How to pronounce Often?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Often in sign language?

  1. often


  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

Examples of Often in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When a person's intention is selfless towards the welfare of the people, he ought to say or write his thought very blunt and straight else often it will lose its magical impact and powerful weight.

  2. Jean Baptiste Rousseau:

    Readiness of speech is often inability to hold the tongue.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who truly lives in the present not only thinks but also does many things different from others , so obviously finds it often difficult going along well with the people.

  4. Jair Bolsonaro:

    Indigenous leaders like Chief Raoni are often used as pawns by foreign governments in their media war to advance their interests in the Amazon.

  5. Queen Latifah:

    I think this show is an empowering show for everyone, not just young women… It’s for young men, young women, LGBTQ, you know, the most important thing always for me is to love yourself… have God in your life and to love yourself. Don't hate yourself. Don't tear yourself down because people who love themselves tend to work on their self-esteem and try to do the right things and make good decisions, and people who don't feel so good about themselves can often make very bad decisions for their own lives.

Images & Illustrations of Often

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