1. many times at short intervals

- we often met over a cup of coffee

Similar word(s): frequently, oft, oftentimes, ofttimes

2. frequently or in great quantities

Similar word(s): much

3. in many cases or instances

Sentences with often as an adverb:

- I often walk to work when the weather is nice.

- I've been going to the movies more often since a new theatre opened near me.