What does monthly mean?

Definitions for monthly
ˈmʌnθ limonth·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monthlyadjective

    a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)

  2. monthlyadverb

    of or occurring or payable every month

    "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"

  3. monthlyadverb

    occurring once a month

    "they meet monthly"


  1. monthlynoun

    A magazine that is published once a month

  2. monthlynoun

    the menstrual period

  3. monthlyadverb

    Occurring every month.

  4. monthlyadjective

    Occurring every month.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Monthlyadjective

    Etymology: from month.

    I would ask concerning the monthly revolutions of the moon about the earth, or the diurnal ones of the earth upon its own axis, whether these have been finite or infinite. Richard Bentley.

    The youth of heav’nly birth I view’d,
    For whom our monthly victims are renew’d. Dryden.

  2. Monthlyadverb

    Once in a month.

    If the one may very well monthly, the other may as well even daily, be iterated. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    O swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,
    That changes monthly in her circled orb;
    Lest that thy love prove likewise variable. William Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monthlyadjective

    continued a month, or a performed in a month; as, the monthly revolution of the moon

  2. Monthlyadjective

    done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month; as, a monthly visit; monthly charges; a monthly installment; a monthly magazine

  3. Monthlynoun

    a publication which appears regularly once a month

  4. Monthlyadverb

    once a month; in every month; as, the moon changes monthly

  5. Monthlyadverb

    as if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic


  1. Monthly

    Monthly is a reference to the interval between events; twice every month.

Editors Contribution

  1. monthly

    To create, occur or schedule every month.

    Their team meeting was monthly and the crew were very happy.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monthly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4835

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monthly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3706

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monthly' in Adjectives Frequency: #628

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monthly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monthly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of monthly in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    No vaccine, at least not within this category, is going to have an indefinite amount of protection, inevitably, there will be a time when we'll have to give boosts. What we're doing literally on a weekly and monthly basis is following cohorts of patients to determine if, when and whom should get it. But right now at this moment, other than the immune compromised, we're not going to be giving boosters to people.

  2. Frances Cheung:

    That said, the outcome is likely to reinforce the somewhat risk-on sentiment today, looking ahead, we still see each monthly LPR re-set as providing an opportunity for a baby-step reduction.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting.

  4. Bethy Hardeman:

    If you have a goal to buy a home together in a few years, then better credit scores will benefit both of you: You will see lower interest rates, more affordable monthly payments, and maybe even be able to buy a better house.

  5. Sebastien Szcezpaniak:

    Direct-to-consumer can work for niche, premium products, like grooming products, but it is less possible when it comes to a $3 KitKat bar, the only way to do good online business with products that are below $10 is to be part of a monthly basket.

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    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    • A. arborolatry
    • B. hypernym
    • C. lumberman
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