from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. At times; now and then.
- adv. Obsolete At some previous time; formerly.
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- adj. former; sometime
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Former; sometime.
- adv. Formerly; sometime.
- adv. At times; at intervals; not always; now and then; occasionally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- At times; now and then: as, I am sometimes at leisure; sometimes he plays Hamlet, and sometimes Othello.
- At one time; at or for a certain time in the past; formerly; once; sometime.
- Same as sometime.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
She sometimes wants to mock oldsters for acting young and sometimes to help them do so.
LINDENSCHMIED (_from this point on incessantly casting furtive glances sometimes at_ ANDREW, _sometimes at the gun_).
«modo ... modo», _now ... now, sometimes ... sometimes_
Don't you think that perhaps sometimes success may be -- I don't say it always is -- as high-minded as failure, that a hard-won victory may be as honourable as defeat, that achievement may _sometimes_ be the result not of chance or interest, but of unremitting toil?
And sometimes "-- she crossed her crop and looked around at him reflectively --" _sometimes_, do you know, I am almost afraid that you are so very, very good, that perhaps you are becoming almost goody-good. "
It must come sometimes -- _all_ chindrel is c'oss _sometimes_, "she added complacently.
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, investors are overly concerned at the possibility of so-called black swan events, said O'Neill, using a term sometimes used to describe unlikely occurrences with severe consequences.
"Backlog" is a term sometimes used loosely in the industry and may not represent firm orders at all, he said.
I get to say her name sometimes dozens of times a day as I engage in the mission of The Sylvia Center.
Meghan McCain sometimes is critical of the republican party, stone her, stone her to death!