What does Monthly mean?

Definitions for Monthly
ˈmʌnθ limonth·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Monthly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. monthlyadjective

    a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)

  2. monthlyadverb

    of or occurring or payable every month

    "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"

  3. monthlyadverb

    occurring once a month

    "they meet monthly"


  1. monthlynoun

    A magazine that is published once a month

  2. monthlynoun

    the menstrual period

  3. monthlyadverb

    Occurring every month.

  4. monthlyadjective

    Occurring every month.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Monthlyadjective

    Etymology: from month.

    I would ask concerning the monthly revolutions of the moon about the earth, or the diurnal ones of the earth upon its own axis, whether these have been finite or infinite. Richard Bentley.

    The youth of heav’nly birth I view’d,
    For whom our monthly victims are renew’d. Dryden.

  2. Monthlyadverb

    Once in a month.

    If the one may very well monthly, the other may as well even daily, be iterated. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    O swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,
    That changes monthly in her circled orb;
    Lest that thy love prove likewise variable. William Shakespeare.


  1. monthly

    Monthly refers to something occurring, appearing, or actuated once a month or lasting for a month. It could also be used to describe a publication issued or accounting conducted every month.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monthlyadjective

    continued a month, or a performed in a month; as, the monthly revolution of the moon

  2. Monthlyadjective

    done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month; as, a monthly visit; monthly charges; a monthly installment; a monthly magazine

  3. Monthlynoun

    a publication which appears regularly once a month

  4. Monthlyadverb

    once a month; in every month; as, the moon changes monthly

  5. Monthlyadverb

    as if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic


  1. Monthly

    Monthly is a reference to the interval between events; twice every month.

Editors Contribution

  1. monthly

    To create, occur or schedule every month.

    Their team meeting was monthly and the crew were very happy.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monthly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4835

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monthly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3706

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monthly' in Adjectives Frequency: #628

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monthly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monthly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Monthly in a Sentence

  1. Mohamad Al Hajj:

    In the case of Egypt, the market hasn't posted monthly losses since April 2017, and the global EM weakness is leading to some consolidation.

  2. Bethy Hardeman:

    If you have a goal to buy a home together in a few years, then better credit scores will benefit both of you: You will see lower interest rates, more affordable monthly payments, and maybe even be able to buy a better house.

  3. James Kvaal:

    In fact, many additional borrowers could achieve lower monthly payments by enrolling.

  4. Danielle Hale:

    In light of mounting economic uncertainties and the conflict in Ukraine, some households will prefer to buy, in an effort to lock in a largely fixed monthly payment as a hedge against further inflation, but fast-rising mortgage rates and still-limited numbers of homes for sale could mean some would-be buyers may stick with the flexibility of renting. With rental demand already outmatching supply, rental affordability will remain a challenge.

  5. Brett Sappington:

    Vessel must rely on content creators' popularity and self-marketing to entice their loyal viewers into paying a monthly fee.

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