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ˈfri kwənt; frɪˈkwɛnt, ˈfri kwəntfre·quent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frequentadjective

    coming at short intervals or habitually

    "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"

  2. frequentverb

    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, sponsorverb

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

  4. frequent, hauntverb

    be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place

    "She haunts the ballet"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frequentnoun

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

  2. Frequentnoun

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

  3. Frequentnoun

    full; crowded; thronged

  4. Frequentnoun

    often or commonly reported

  5. Frequentadjective

    to visit often; to resort to often or habitually

  6. Frequentadjective

    to make full; to fill

  7. 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.]

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  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

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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. Anthony Fauci:

    Someone who is probably a rural worker in the woods, in the forest, in the jungle gets bit by a mosquito who is infected with yellow fever but likely got it from a monkey, so it goes from animal to human, but it doesn't get into the population of Aedes aegypti, which are very frequent in the big cities like Rio de Janeiro.

  2. Jesse Mecham:

    My biggest budgeting challenge before developing You Need a Budget was dealing with an irregular income, but YNAB teaches you to budget only the money you have on hand, so it becomes much more manageable. And now I prepare for large, less frequent expenses (like vacations!) by spreading them out as monthly costs, saving a lot of stress.

  3. Ugur Sahin:

    We don't see frequent fever. So only a minor proportion of participants in this trial have fever, we see also much lower symptoms like headache or like feeling tired. And the symptoms that are observed with such vaccines are temporary, they are usually observed for one or two days and then are gone.

  4. Brian Newman:

    Their response was fantastic and I appreciate them. I'm glad to know they are safe, as many of you are aware, we are seeing larger and more destructive fires burn throughout California on a much more frequent basis. Historically, we've used the terms such as anomaly, unprecedented, or extreme to describe the wildfires that we have seen burn throughout the state over the last 20 years. These terms are no longer appropriate given the clear trends associated with drought, changing climate.

  5. Brendan Doherty:

    Biden's frequent trips to Pennsylvania and Michigan follow in the footsteps of George W. Bush, Presidents Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, who all dedicated a substantial portion of their early presidential travel to states that they had narrowly won or lost in the previous election.

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