Often meaning in English | Easy explanation | Indian dictionary

Often meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Often’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Often’ pronunciation= ȯ-fən

Often meaning in English

‘Often’ means an event or action that occurs several times or frequently.

1. If something happens repeatedly, then the word ‘Often’ is used in the statements to indicate this frequency or to give information about it.

Often- English meaning
many times


The word ‘Often’ acts as an ‘Adverb’.

The comparative adverb of the word ‘Often’ is ‘Oftener’ and the superlative adverb is ‘Oftenest’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Often’ are as follows.


▪ Too often we listen to patriotic songs.

▪ How often do you exercise?

▪ Oftentimes there is no clear relationship between saying and doing.

▪ How often do you cook it?

▪ He often exhibits his skill in front of the audience.

▪ His pockets are often full of chocolates.

▪ She often listens to the radio.

▪ He often goes to the cinema with friends.

▪ He often makes me laugh.

▪ She often watches tv.

▪ She often visits her native place.

▪ The Central Processing Unit has often called the brain of the computer.

▪ He often leads his team.

▪ She often visits the temple.

‘Often’ other meanings

very often= Frequently, repeatedly

too often= Too many times

most often= Most of the time

not often= Not many time

not often enough= Not much of the time

so often= Much of the time

more often= More of the time

more often than not= Happening more than half the time, usually

often demonstrate= Most of the time demonstrate

oftentimes= Frequently

often true= Many of the time true

often enough= Most of the time enough

often untrue= Many of the time untrue

quite often= Many of the time, fairly often, very often

wander often wonder always= Wandering is often a surprise

as often as not= Not as often

less often= Less frequently, less regularly

repent often= Frequently regret, 

fairly often= Something occurs relatively frequently

often exhibit= Regularly exhibit

often full= Most of the time full

he often goes= Many of the time goes

often you= Most of the time you

often happens- Many of time happens

hit often= Hit regularly

often called= Regularly called

often sometimes= Regularly sometimes

often produce= Regularly produce

often change= Regularly change

often not= Not regularly

often leads- Most of the time leads

often prayer= Regularly prayer

often feel overwhelmed= Most of the time feel restless, most of the time feel upset

often feel tired= Most of the time feel tired

‘Often’ Synonyms-antonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Often’ are as follows.

over and over again
many times
not infrequently

The antonyms of the word ‘Often’ are as follows.

now and then


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