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Definitions for occasionally
əˈkeɪ ʒə nl ioc·ca·sion·al·ly

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce occasionally?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say occasionally in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of occasionally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of occasionally in a Sentence

  1. Marc Siegel:

    You assume these guys are dropping dead because of what goes on in the ring, but it’s not true. Most of that is staged, occasionally someone gets hurt in the ring… the real reason they die young is because a lot of them are drug addicts, a lot of them are taking cocaine, they bulk up using steroids and it puts a big strain on the heart. They are always under the stress of this performance. They don’t have a natural life; they are always hyped up and they are always trying to calm down.

  2. Susan S. Taylor:

    Occasionally, I have to think like myself to remember where I put something.

  3. Allyson Gantt:

    Generally speaking, we do the walks in shallow water, the alligators are typically near deeper water. That said, occasionally we see them in the culverts or a canal near the road where we enter. Once, when I was in a very typical cypress dome with a deep hole in the center, we saw a good-size alligator who was clearly the resident of the deep hole in the center of the dome. Other times, late in the dry season, I've seen alligators left in the few patches of water that remain. We tromped by in the mud, without disturbing the alligator in the water hole.

  4. Gareth Owen:

    Occasionally we have to be quite dirigiste about it, we want to be as national as possible but as international as necessary.

  5. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    We ... determined that our equipping of the Iraqi Security Forces had proceeded too slowly, this process was earlier sometimes delayed by bureaucracy in Baghdad, but occasionally also in Washington. That is why we are now expediting delivery of essential equipment and material, like anti-tank capabilities and counter-IED equipment, to the Iraqi security forces -- including Kurdish and Sunni tribal forces.

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