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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

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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. Chris Ahern:

    We're seeing mega-breaches happening on an extremely frequent basis, i don't think that's going to stop anytime soon. And investors are seeing that as an opportunity for investment.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Colorado Department of Public Health:

    Based on Public Healths follow up and investigation, In-N-Out is adhering to frequent cleaning and disinfecting protocols, in addition to enacting employee screenings, exclusion of ill employees, and cohorting staff, recommendations to temporarily close are given when transmission within the facility is identified and to allow for proper cleaning and disinfecting.

  5. Joanna Gaines:

    It had been a Waco icon for nearly 100 years, we could n’t let a place with such a rich history be forgotten. I ’m convinced that this place holds at least one memory for nearly everyone in Waco, Texas. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS The Gaineses The Gaineses would frequent the caf for Sunday brunch. The duo has announced in the past the restaurant will focus on breakfast – Chip’s favorite meal of the day – and feature some family-favorite dishes, like Chip’s.

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