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?

  1. often

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. Anuj Somany:

    The main cause of depression in the sincere employees of the organization is that sycophants get easily increments & promotion and intelligent gets often punishments & not even appreciation for the good job done and the same holds true also for the population of the nation.

  2. Florence Shinn:

    Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.

  3. Renae A. Sauter:

    We don’t always get what we want, but often something better happens and we become the person we always wanted to be.

  4. The ACLU:

    The Trump administration is trying to expand immigration detention to record-breaking levels as part of its crackdown on immigrant communities, we have shown through this case that when immigrants get a fair hearing, judges often release them based on their individual circumstances.

  5. Nikki Hornsby:

    It often takes a strong believer in someone else's dream to make dreams come true.

Images & Illustrations of often

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