What does now and then mean?

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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 then(Adverb)

    sometimes; occasionally; intermittently


  1. Now and Then

    Now and Then is a 1995 film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, Ashleigh Aston Moore and Rita Wilson. It was filmed largely in Savannah, Georgia, using the downtown squares and the Country Walk subdivision Gaslight Addition and Bonaventure Cemetery and Statesboro, Georgia, highlighting the downtown area. Statesboro locations include the Bulloch County Court House and the building now housing the Averitt Center for the Arts. A dramatic sequence in the film features a storm drain in a rainstorm that is on Statesboro's West Main Street, across the street from Main Street Billiards and near 119 Chops Restaurant. It has been referred to as a female version of the 1986 film, Stand by Me. On July 18, 2012, it was announced that ABC Family will be developing the film into a television series by I. Marlene King, who wrote the film and adapted Pretty Little Liars.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and then in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of now and then in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sean Bolton:

    We splurge every now and then.

  2. Sonia Ancoli-Israel:

    Everyone has a bad night now and then.

  3. Michael Cohen:

    Every now and then an agitator deserves it.

  4. Grover Norquist:

    Between now and then I think it is next to impossible.

  5. Kin Hubbard:

    Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.

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