Definitions for frequentˈfri kwənt; frɪˈkwɛnt, ˈfri kwənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frequent(adj)

    coming at short intervals or habitually

    "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"

  2. frequent(verb)

    frequently encountered

    "a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";

  3. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor(verb)

    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

  4. frequent, haunt(verb)

    be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place

    "She haunts the ballet"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frequent(noun)

    often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits

  2. Frequent(noun)

    addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent

  3. Frequent(noun)

    full; crowded; thronged

  4. Frequent(noun)

    often or commonly reported

  5. Frequent(adj)

    to visit often; to resort to often or habitually

  6. Frequent(adj)

    to make full; to fill

  7. Origin: [L. frequentare: cf. F. frquenter. See Frequent, a.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frequent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3886

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frequent' in Adjectives Frequency: #528

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cristina Wallace:

    My cello has his own frequent flier account.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

  3. Brenda Cartmel:

    The more frequent the exposure, the greater the risk of skin cancer.

  4. Richard Burr:

    If we don’t, we will be reading about terrorist attacks on a more frequent basis.

  5. Jen Watkins:

    We're seeing success even before the work is complete, and it's not rare, it's frequent.

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