AskDefine | Define oft

Dictionary Definition

oft adv : many times at short intervals; "we often met over a cup of coffee" [syn: frequently, often, oftentimes, ofttimes] [ant: rarely, infrequently]

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English

Pronunciation

Adverb

oft
  1. often; frequently; not rarely; many times.

German

Etymology

Old High German ofto

Adverb

oft

Synonyms

Icelandic

Etymology

From oft.

Adverb

oft ( oftar, oftast)
  1. often
    Ég fer oft í líkamsræktina.
    I often go to the gym.
    Ég er oftast í tölvunni.
    I'm most of the time (most often) on the computer.
    Ég hef sigrað oftar en þú!
    I've won more often than you!

Derived terms

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *ufta

Adverb

oft

Descendants

Old Norse

Etymology

Common Germanic *ufta

Adverb

oft
  1. often

Descendants

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