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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"


  1. Now and Again

    Now and Again is an American television series that aired in the US from September 24, 1999 until May 5, 2000 on CBS. The story revolves around the United States government engineering the perfect human body for use in espionage, but not being able to yet perfect the brain. In an attempt to get the project up and running, they take the brain of overweight family man Michael Wiseman, who is killed by a train. Given a new life, Michael is kept in an apartment where he is trained by government experts, led by Dr. Theodore Morris, in the art of espionage. Despite his new life and new abilities, Michael longs to return to his wife Lisa and daughter Heather, who are themselves discovering that not all is as it seems with Michael's death.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and again in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and again in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Woody Allen:

    If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.

  2. Peter Singer:

    Effective altruists in my experience don't feel guilty about occasional indulgences, if they're doing it in the long run, they have to give themselves a break now and again.

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