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Definitions of often

  1.   many times at short intervals; " we often met over a cup of coffee"
  2.   Frequently; many times; not seldom.
  3.   frequently or in great quantities; " I don't drink much"; " I don't travel much"
  4.   Many times; frequently. Also, oft.
  5.   Many times: frequently.
  6.   On numerous occasions; repeatedly.
  7.   Frequent; common; repeated.
  8.   Many times; repeatedly; not seldom.

Quotes of often

  1. We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes. – Amos Bronson Alcott
  2. But honestly, if you do a rigorous survey of my work, I'll bet you'll find that biology is a theme far more often than physical science. – David Brin
  3. Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate. – Olympia Brown
  4. These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls. – Jacques Delors
  5. We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. – Marian Wright Edelman
  6. I'm quite intuitive about what I pick. Often it's to do with what I've just done and how I'm feeling. – Rachel Griffiths
  7. Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. – Napoleon Hill
  8. I think secrets often come out. I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked her if there were people who came to her and admitted to doing horrible things and she said, 'More than you know.' – Alice Hoffman
  9. When I worked in Los Angeles covering hard news, very often when something important would happen I'd be off in the woods covering something unimportant, which was more interesting to me. – Charles Kuralt
  10. Santa Fe is a great place which people don't get there often but it's like a unique place. – Mick Ralphs
  11. I have often heard that the novel is dead. But I see novels produced, I don't know how many a week, in France. I have the impression it's carrying along quite well. – Nathalie Sarraute
  12. No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution. – An Wang
  13. Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority. – Diane Watson
  14. Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one. – E. B. White

Usage examples for often

  1. She was too busy; and, indeed, too often out of town. ” – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  2. But then, as he often said to himself, he ought never to have married her. ” – The Shape of Fear by Elia W. Peattie
  3. Did he name me often – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  4. Why, I've often heard of this very thing. ” – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  5. “ I have often thought about it. ” – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  6. She often said, 'Tell me all. ” – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  7. And now, Antony, you must come and see me again, often – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  8. I'm going to be here for a long time so I hope I'll see you often – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  9. “ I don't often manage to get it at all on Jinfalla. ” – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  10. “ I don't often meet her." ” – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  11. “ I shall be happy to hear from you often – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. “ I often felt myself a stranger in a strange land, and yet I was never alone. ” – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  13. Because he is often looked over. ” – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  14. “ I often wish for death. ” – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  15. Does it often happen? ” – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  16. He had often seen his wife in just such a situation, so it was nothing new to him. ” – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  17. How often have you seen her there? ” – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
  18. Nor does one meet men like him often – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  19. You will certainly hear it often enough to- day, and later. ” – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  20. “ " I do not often want to do much of anything," I said. ” – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell

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