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Definition of "often" [of•ten]

  • Many times; frequently. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "often" in a sentence
  • "We may not often have such hot summers in winter, but neither do we _often_ have such cold winters in summer."
  • "As far as my observations extend, few, if any, of all the devotees to this stupefying substance, ever resort to its use without some supposed necessity; and often, alas _too often_, by the advice of physicians."
  • "_I often had been often_ F1. _often had been_ (om."