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Meaning of sometimes by Wiktionary Dictionary

sometimes


    Etymology

    From some +‎ times .

    Pronunciation

    • enPR: sŭmʹtīmz, IPA: /ˈsʌmtaɪmz/, X-SAMPA: /"sVmtaImz/
    • Hyphenation: some‧times

    Adverb

    sometimes ( not comparable )

    1. On certain occasions, or in certain circumstances, but not always. [from 16th c.]
      Sometimes I sit and think, but mostly I just sit .
    2. ( obsolete ) On a certain occasion in the past; once. [16th-17th c.]

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    Adjective

    sometimes ( not comparable )

    1. ( obsolete ) former; sometime
      Thy sometimes brother's wife. — Shakespeare .

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    Noun

    some times

    1. Plural form of some time .


Explanation of sometimes by Wordnet Dictionary

sometimes


    Adverb
    1. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always

    2. sometimes she wished she were back in England
      sometimes her photography is breathtaking
      sometimes they come for a month; at other times for six months