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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, ofttimesadverb

    many times at short intervals

    "we often met over a cup of coffee"

  2. much, a great deal, oftenadverb

    frequently or in great quantities

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

  3. oftenadverb

    in many cases or instances

Wiktionary

  1. oftenadverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say often in sign language?

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. Tom Leary:

    This is definitely not something you see very often in Louisa, we're a really nice, quiet town, with a lot of hardworking people and something like this is pretty unusual.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The barometer of a person's living is her/his suffering , but if someone is preaching often to everyone to be enjoying life and being happy all the time , then the people should be watching closely as what s/he is actually doing for making her/his living for leading a lavish lifestyle.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It does not surprise by seeing that a wise could hardly rise position-wise in a company for he being true to own voice and nice towards others, whereas the employees who are obsequious guys easily scale up the hierarchical ladder and they are often or always seen enjoying the gala time in a private organization.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is bereft of happiness in the life of own is most likely to say often to enjoy life and have fun to the people.”

  5. Julie Linton:

    What often gets lost in the rhetoric is that these families that are leaving are fleeing violence. These parents are seeking safety for their children and their family, and when we talk about people making this kind of journey, they are doing this and everything they can do to protect health and safety.

Images & Illustrations of often

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