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ˈfri kwənt; frɪˈkwɛnt, ˈfri kwəntfre·quent

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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

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

  2. Frequent(noun)

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

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

  3. Frequent(noun)

    full; crowded; thronged

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

  4. Frequent(noun)

    often or commonly reported

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

  5. Frequent(adj)

    to visit often; to resort to often or habitually

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

  6. Frequent(adj)

    to make full; to fill

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frequent

    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.]

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

How to pronounce frequent?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say frequent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frequent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frequent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of frequent in a Sentence

  1. Richard Burr:

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

  2. Barron Lerner:

    As the number of overall deaths like this becomes more frequent than 1 in 20, say, I think red flags really need to be raised, most of us were trained to never condone speeding death at all.

  3. Ivan Kusalic from Razvoj Golf:

    There are many cases, like ours, where investors have been for years struggling with red tape, frequent changes of regulations and legal uncertainty.

  4. Ahmed Shaheed:

    I continue to receive frequent and alarming reports about the use of prolonged solitary and incommunicado confinement, torture and ill-treatment, lack of access to lawyers and the use of confessions solicited under torture as evidence in trials - practices that clearly violate Iran's own laws.

  5. Matt Groening:

    Warning signs that lover is bored: 1. Passionless kisses 2. Frequent sighing 3. Moved, left no forwarding address.

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