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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 timeadverb

    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. occasionallyadverb

    From time to time; now and then; once in a while; irregularly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Occasionallyadverb

    According to incidental exigence; incidentally.

    Etymology: from occasional.

    Authority and reason on her wait,
    As one intended first, not after made
    Occasionally. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. viii.

    I have endeavoured to interweave with the assertions some of the proofs whereon they depend, and occasionally scatter several of the more important observations throughout the work. John Woodward, Nat. Hist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Occasionallyadverb

    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

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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. Governor Hennadiy Moskal:

    It is clear that the passenger car with civilians was fired on with mortars by a raiding group which occasionally penetrates far into territory controlled by Ukraine.

  2. Omarosa Manigault Newman:

    I would love if you could, you know, occasionally go do speaking engagements and that sort of thing for us -- I think you’d be awesome doing that.

  3. Mike Habib:

    Occasionally, the head comes down, and some poor screaming animal goes down the gullet, and it's just rinse, wash and repeat.

  4. Frederick Buechner:

    In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    In this moment of some disagreement occasionally between our governments I want to set the record straight on one thing, no president has ever done more to support Israeli security than President Barack Obama.

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