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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sometimes(adverb)

    on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always

    "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"


  1. sometimes(adverb)

    at times, at one time or another, every so often, occasionally, from time to time, once in a while

  2. sometimes(adverb)

    On certain occasions, or in certain circumstances, but not always.

    Sometimes I sit and think, but mostly I just sit.

    at one time or another, at times, from time to time, occasionally, every so often, once in a while

  3. sometimes(adverb)

    On a certain occasion in the past; once.

    at times, from time to time, at one time or another, once in a while, every so often, occasionally

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sometimes(adv)

    at intervals, now and then, occasionally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sometimes":

    occasionally, often, sometime

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  1. Elizabeth Ochoa:

    Cheating is often the thing that brings people to treatment, and sometimes they are able to see it as a starting point for new ways of communicating and reformulating their marital goals, other times, it’s the final nail in the coffin. If the affair has gone too far emotionally or gone on for too long, it’s more difficult to get past.

  2. Bridget Coit:

    They're really hard for the victim, their families, and officers and other authorities trying to investigate those, they include multiple components, sometimes the delay in reporting can result in lack of evidence, fear on the victim’s part of making a report, or the child’s development at the time the abuse starts or when they decide to make the report.

  3. Lizzie Post:

    It doesn't matter whose problem it is, because it's a problem you're now both dealing with, and you have to decide how you're going to react, sometimes it's as easy as letting the person know he's not having the right effect but you're willing to let them try again.

  4. Jerry Seinfeld:

    Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.

  5. Phaedrus:

    The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.

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    An antonym for "prosperous"
    • A. comfortable
    • B. palmy
    • C. flourishing
    • D. achromatic

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