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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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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. David Carlson:

    The question is shifting from 'has the climate changed?' to 'by how much?', statistically we need to get better at predicting not only how frequent and intense these events will be – but how long they will last.

  2. Chilson Foy:

    If we would have had that work ongoing, way back when, we would have had the ability to research it, to maybe even predict that sexual transmission was going to be more frequent, when a potential virus outbreak occurred, maybe we would've even been on the road to therapeutics or vaccines, but now we're kind of behind, and trying to catch up.

  3. Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775:

    The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors.

  4. City Council member Mitch Englander:

    It's a deadly game and they have proven that once again, it's all too frequent here in the San Fernando Valley. We've had these races for years and it's really grown.

  5. Patrick Henry:

    Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is impossible that a nation of infidels or idolaters should be a nation of freemen. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.

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