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. John Schlossberg:

    Whether Irish or Chinese, Jewish, Japanese or Latino, our newest neighbors have all too often been greeted by a chorus of ignorance.

  2. Daniel Durazo:

    The one product that’s always on trend to put cruisers’ minds at ease is travel insurance, a big misconception we found in our survey was that many Americans (59.2 percent) believe their cruise line would be equipped to handle serious medical emergencies when in actuality, cruise lines often require passengers to be transported to the closest medical facility for treatment. Often local medical facilities may not be equipped to handle major medical problems and some cruisers may need to be evacuated by air ambulance to the U.S. for treatment.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Those who worry about the glass being "half-full or half-empty" often miss out on two important points: (a) the glass is always re-fillable, and (b) there's always a full pitcher around to refill the empty and half-filled glasses, over and over again. In my view, Life offers you millions of opportunities in a pitcher, besides what you already have in your hands. So be smart, grab that full pitcher, continue to refill the glass whenever necessary, and enjoy the party.

  4. Stanley Bill:

    Scaremongering about 'LGBT ideology' has almost become official policy in Poland with often nasty insinuations from members of the government and public media now the norm.

  5. Lowy Institute:

    Levels of economic development or differences in political systems between countries had less of an impact on outcomes than often assumed or publicised, in general, countries with smaller populations, cohesive societies, and capable institutions have a comparative advantage in dealing with a global crisis such as a pandemic.

Images & Illustrations of often

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