|often (ˈɒfən, ˈɒftən)|
|1.||oftentimes, Archaic equivalents: ofttimes frequently or repeatedly; much of the time|
|2.||as often as not quite frequently|
|3.||every so often at intervals|
|4.||more often than not in more than half the instances|
|5.||archaic repeated; frequent|
|[C14: variant of |
see every now and then (so often); more often than not.