coming at short intervals or habitually
"a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"
"a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";
patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor(verb)
do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
"She haunts the ballet"
often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits
addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent
full; crowded; thronged
often or commonly reported
to visit often; to resort to often or habitually
to make full; to fill
Origin: [L. frequentare: cf. F. frquenter. See Frequent, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frē′kwent, adj. coming or occurring often.—ns. Frē′quence (Milt.), a crowd, an assembly; Frē′quency, repeated occurrence of anything.—v.t. Frequent′, to visit often.—ns. Frē′quentage, habit of frequenting; Frequentā′tion, the act of visiting often.—adj. Frequent′ative (gram.), denoting the frequent repetition of an action.—n. (gram.) a verb expressing this repetition.—n. Frequent′er.—adv. Frē′quently.—n. Frē′quentness. [L. frequens, frequentis; cog. with farcīre, to stuff.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'frequent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3886
Rank popularity for the word 'frequent' in Adjectives Frequency: #528
The numerical value of frequent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of frequent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Do today, what you usually can't do and save the frequent and usual things for tomorrow.
What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great Argument About it and about but evermore Came out by the same Door as in I went.
I hope doctors keep in mind that celiac disease is a very frequent food intolerance, which should be investigated not only in patients with diarrhea and overt malabsorption, but also in people (with other symptoms).
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- чест, посещавам честоBulgarian
- frecuente, frecuentarSpanish
- fréquenter, fréquente, fréquent, hanterFrench
- minicigh, minicIrish
- बारंबार, बार बारHindi
- venja komur sínar í, venja komur sínar á, tíð, tíður, sækja, títt, stundaIcelandic
- frequentare, assiduo, frequenteItalian
- putuputu, pūputuMāori
- frequent, veelvuldigDutch
- uczęszczać, częstyPolish
- частый, посещать, частоRussian
- чест, čestSerbo-Croatian
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