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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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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Diana Eadie:

    If we continue on a high greenhouse gas emission pathway, then we would expect these events to be three times more frequent in the 21st century compared to the 20th century because of the human-induced climate change.

  2. Bhanuprakash Kolla:

    Up to two-thirds of them report sleep disturbances when they stop cannabis use, and it is a frequent reason for relapse to cannabis use, therefore, cannabis can set up a pattern where it is minimally helpful for sleep in the short term and then disrupt sleep, making it difficult to stop use in the medium to long term.

  3. Jolly Joseph:

    She is not even a member of this diocese. She came here after getting married, jolly was not a frequent visitor here, nor did she have anything to do with the activities of Lourdes Matha Church.

  4. Karl Braganza:

    Australia's getting warmer, the fire season's getting longer and the severity of the fire weather during that season is getting more frequent and severe, when we look at the projections that we do for climate change, certainly Australia should be preparing for those trends to continue.

  5. 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.

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