often /ˈɒfən/, /ˈɒftən/ adverb
MANY TIMES › many times or regularly: I often see her there. He said I could visit as often as I liked. How often (= How many times) do you go to the gym? I don't see her very often.
NORMALLY › If something often happens or is often true, it is normal for it to happen or it is usually true: Headaches are often caused by stress. Brothers and sisters often argue. December is often mild.