What does oft mean?

Definitions for oftɔft, ɒft

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oft.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frequently, often, oftentimes, oft, ofttimes(adverb)

    many times at short intervals

    "we often met over a cup of coffee"


  1. oft(Adverb)

    often; frequently; not rarely; many times.

    An oft-told tale

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oft

    oft, Often, of′n, adv. frequently: many times.—adj. Oft′en (B.), frequent.—n. Oft′enness, frequency.—advs. Oft′times, Oft′entimes, many times: frequently. [A.S. oft; Ger. oft, Goth. ufta.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oft in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie.

  2. Sophocles:

    A short saying oft contains much wisdom.

  3. Lucan:

    A show of daring oft conceals great fear.

  4. Caecilius Statius:

    Wisdom oft lurks beneath a tattered coat.

  5. Horace:

    The appearance of right oft leads us wrong.

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