What does often mean?

Definitions for often
ˈɔ fən, ˈɒf ən; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-of·ten

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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    many times at short intervals

    "we often met over a cup of coffee"

  2. much, a great deal, often(adverb)

    frequently or in great quantities

    "I don't drink much"; "I don't travel much"

  3. often(adverb)

    in many cases or instances

Wiktionary

  1. often(Adverb)

    Frequently, many times.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #216

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Written Corpus Frequency: #505

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'often' in Adverbs Frequency: #38

How to pronounce often?

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

How to say often in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of often in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of often in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of often in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Addison:

    Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.

  2. Max Abrahms:

    Think tank analysts have often referred to him as a savvy militant group leader, even a mastermind. Thats because he was the leader of the most feared terrorist group in the world.

  3. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e- Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermon and sayings compilation):

    He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.

  4. Jason Cundy:

    I found it a tough listen. I prefer to hear a male voice. For 90 minutes listening to a high-pitched tone isn't what I want to hear, when there's a moment of drama, which there often is in football, I think that moment needs to be done with a slightly lower voice.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People who have got nothing to do anything valuable in life have often most to talk about the politics and politicians amongst themselves

Images & Illustrations of often

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