Sometimes meaning

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(obsolete) At some previous time; formerly.
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(obs.) Formerly.
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The definition of sometimes is something that occurs once in a while.

If it only rains occasionally, this is an example of when it rains sometimes.

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At times; now and then.
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At times; on various occasions; occasionally.
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On certain occasions, or in certain circumstances, but not always. [from 16th c.]

Sometimes I sit and think, but mostly I just sit.

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1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, II.3.7.

They detract, scoffe, and raile (saith one), and bark at me on every side; but I, like that Albanian dog sometimes given to Alexander for a present, vindico me ab illis solo contemptu; I lie still, and sleep, vindicate myself by contempt alone.

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(obsolete) Former; sometime.

Thy sometimes brother's wife. "” Shakespeare.

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Origin of sometimes