Often Definition

ôfən, ŏfən, ôftən, ŏf-
oftenest
adverb
Many times; repeatedly; frequently.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
adjective
oftenest
Frequent.
Webster's New World

Origin of Often

  • Middle English alteration (probably influenced by selden seldom) of oft from Old English upo in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English oft, probably influenced by Middle English selden.

    From Wiktionary

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