Crossword clues for often
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Often \Of"ten\ ([o^]f"'n; 115), adv. [Compar. Oftener ([o^]f"'n*[~e]r); superl. Oftenest.] [Formerly also ofte, fr. oft. See Oft., adv.] Frequently; many times; not seldom.
Often \Of"ten\, a.
Frequent; common; repeated. [R.] ``Thine often infirmities.''
--1 Tim. v. 23.
And weary thee with often welcomes.
--Beau. & Fl.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, extended form of oft, originally before vowels and h-, probably by influence of Middle English selden "seldom." In common use from 16c., replacing oft.
adv. frequently, many times.
"Often" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd. The track was released on July 31, 2014 as a lead single from his second studio album, Beauty Behind the Madness (2015). The song reached number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 69 on the Canadian Hot 100. The song samples the song "Ben Sana Vurgunum" sung by the Turkish singer Nükhet Duru.
Usage examples of "often".
She often returned home pale and silent, having reached the uttermost depths of human abomination, and never daring to say all.
A period of wandering as a nomad, often as undertaken by Aborigines who feel the need to leave the place where they are in contact with white society, and return for spiritul replenishment to their traditional way of life.
A bruise may be distinguished from a post-mortem stain by the cuticle in the former often being abraded and raised.
She lived such an athletic life that she often had abrasions and cuts where a surfboard had clipped her.
At night he has my watch, passport, and half my money, and I often wonder what would become of me if he absconded before morning.
Often, the leaders and practitioners of absolutist religions were unable to perceive any middle ground or recognize that the truth might draw upon and embrace apparently contradictory doctrines.
Often trauma victims are too concerned with finding their family, surviving, grieving deaths, getting away from their abuser, etc.
Abuse victims, we often read, continue the cycle by becoming abusers themselves.
As often as the condition of her face permits, Ace thought as he followed Ben inside.
He had known almost from the time he left her that he would never truly be able to forget Holly, and after less than six months away from her he had ached so intensely for her that he had often woken up in the night with his face wet with tears and the echoes of her name still resounding through his mind as he called despairingly for her.
Kuhl, that retarded people often resist acknowledging their limitations?
To spare him this annoyance I used often to acquaint them beforehand of what had been granted or refused, and what had been the decision of the First Consul.
Malipiero would often inquire from me what advantages were accruing to me from the welcome I received at the hands of the respectable ladies I had become acquainted with at his house, taking care to tell me, before I could have time to answer, that they were all endowed with the greatest virtue, and that I would give everybody a bad opinion of myself, if I ever breathed one word of disparagement to the high reputation they all enjoyed.
Her questions to the oracle alluded only to secret affairs which she was curious to know, and she often found truths with which I was not myself acquainted, through the answers.
There were numerous longer forms of the acronym that indicated the general or specific reason for the restriction, but the simple version often was used as shorthand.