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synonyms for often

  • generally
  • much
  • regularly
  • repeatedly
  • usually
  • oftentimes
  • ofttimes
  • a number of times
  • again and again
  • many a time
  • over and over
  • recurrently
  • time after time
  • time and again

antonyms for often

MOST RELEVANT
  • infrequently
  • rarely
  • seldom
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How to use often in a sentence

A few inarticulate grunts were the only answers he could give to our often-repeated remonstrances.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
In contrast with these childish pieces of anthropomorphism, we have the famous and sublime speculations of an often-quoted hymn.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
The American Country Girl is doing her full share and often-times more than her share.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
But the conception of this often-repeated figure is charming: it would make a garden seem more peaceful in the sunshine.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
We sit on the floor in front of the hearth, and I suffer the often-repeated martyrdom of the "Fire Pig."
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
With the prints he issued the often-quoted Propositions, the first series; the laws, as he defined them, of etching.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
The "little-and-often" plan, spoken of in this chapter, will lead to dismal failure in the care of window boxes.
WISCONSIN IN STORY AND SONG;VARIOUS
And even the often-discussed puzzle—why does the Siberian Railway so very frequently avoid entering the most important townships?
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
I very much doubt the often-repeated assertion that our aristocracy are more beautiful than the middle classes.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
It is hardly necessary to observe that these "sea-snakes" have no relation to the often-talked-of "sea-serpent."
ON THE GENESIS OF SPECIESST. GEORGE MIVART
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OFTEN

  • circadian
  • common
  • commonplace
  • constantly
  • cyclic
  • day after day
  • day by day
  • day-to-day
  • diurnal
  • everyday
  • from day to day
  • often
  • once a day
  • once daily
  • ordinary
  • per diem
  • periodic
  • quotidian
  • regular
  • regularly
  • routine
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