How To Spell oft?

Correct spelling: oft

What is the definition of oft?

  1. Often; frequently; not rarely; many times.

What does the abbreviation oft mean?

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What are the usage examples for oft?

  1. And this I'll add, for succour of thy soul: Lines parallel meet sooner than some think; The least part oft is greater than the whole; And, when you're thirsty, that's the time to drink. – The Unknown Eros by Coventry Patmore
  2. His virtue oft with wine to warm. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  3. I've heard it very oft – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  4. No other let their passage stopped or crossed; Till on the mountain's top themselves they land, Save that the ice, the frost, and drifted snow, Oft made them feeble, weary, faint and slow. – Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso
  5. Although much eating and drinking is not good with the baths, yet it oft happens that many who sit three or four hours in the bath, need a little soup, and cannot go on without somewhat to drink. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  6. Sir Marmaduke is oft away: when he is at home, I scarce ever see him, and he but rarely speaks to me ... – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  7. With you let not sorrow, grief or pain, as in your house of clay which you oft regain. – The Secret of the Creation by Howard D. Pollyen
  8. Yea, yea, said Birdalone; and with all the better will, that oft and over again have I called it to mind. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  9. Of the oft repeated objection that this bill is in violation of the Constitution of the United States, he said: This is the very argument that we have heard from the other side of this chamber for the last five years with reference to every single measure that has been proposed to this House for the prosecution of the war for the Union. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  10. I've seen it like this oft enough afore. – Windyridge by W. Riley

What are the quotes for oft?

  1. Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
  2. The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
  3. Love -quarrels oft in pleasing concord end.

What are the rhymes for oft?

  1. scoffed, loft, croft;
  2. aloft;
  3. microsoft;

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thường thường.