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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sporadically, periodicallyadverb

    in a sporadic manner

    "he only works sporadically"

Wiktionary

  1. periodicallyadverb

    In a regular periodic manner

  2. periodicallyadverb

    intermittently

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Periodicallyadverb

    At stated periods.

    Etymology: from periodical.

    The three tides ought to be understood of the space of the night and day, and then there will be a regular flux and reflux thrice in that time every eight hours periodically. William Broome.

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  1. periodically

    Periodically refers to something happening at intervals or regular periods of time, whether that occurs frequently or infrequently, predictably or not entirely predictably. It suggests a pattern or cycle rather than continuous or random occurrence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Periodicallyadverb

    in a periodical manner

Editors Contribution

  1. periodicallyadverb

    In a periodic sequence.

    They created time to meet periodically planned each year proactively.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of periodically in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of periodically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of periodically in a Sentence

  1. Richard Sauber:

    The documents were discovered when the President’s personal attorneys were packing files housed in a locked closet to prepare to vacate office space at the Penn Biden Center in Washington, D.C., the President periodically used this space from mid-2017 until the start of the 2020 campaign. On the day of this discovery, November 2, 2022, the White House Counsel’s Office notified the National Archives. The Archives took possession of the materials the following morning.

  2. Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen:

    [ PREA is ] still not enforced consistently enough, we need clearer and more detailed policy about exactly how to determine the housing assignment and it needs to be reevaluated periodically because circumstances change.

  3. Richard Sauber:

    The White House is cooperating with the National Archives and the Department of Justice regarding the discovery of what appear to be Obama-Biden Administration records, including a small number of documents with classified markings, the documents were discovered when the President’s personal attorneys were packing files housed in a locked closet to prepare to vacate office space at the Penn Biden Center in Washington, D.C. The President periodically used this space from mid-2017 until the start of the 2020 campaign. On the day of this discovery, November 2, 2022, the White House Counsel’s Office notified the National Archives. The Archives took possession of the materials the following morning.

  4. James Anderson:

    They periodically ratchet up the pressure to pressure Taiwan, to pressure the United States and to probe weaknesses, to test our resolve, and probably the proximate cause of the most recent escalation and probing has to do with our sloppy and unfortunate disaster with respect to the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

  5. Mickey Mehta:

    Life moves in cycles. Sun takes hours twenty-four, rain clouds periodically open their doors, the moon, goes through phases never fills up soon and tides time to time touch the shores. Cycles and seasons #heal you with reasons, embrace them, be aware know mother nature will always care. Let summer, autumn, winter and spring be optimized, heal with every season to get MickeyMized.

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