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Definitions for regularly
ˈrɛg yə lər lireg·u·lar·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regularly, on a regular basisadverb

    in a regular manner

    "letters arrived regularly from his children"

  2. regularlyadverb

    having a regular form

    "regularly shaped objects"

  3. regularlyadverb

    in a regular way without variation

    "try to breathe evenly"


  1. regularlyadverb

    With constant frequency or pattern.

  2. regularlyadverb

    normally; ordinarily.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Regularlyadverb

    In a manner concordant to rule.

    Etymology: from regular.

    If those painters, who have left us such fair platforms, had rigorously observed it in their figures, they had indeed made things more regularly true, but withal very unpleasing. Dryd.

    With one judicious stroke,
    On the plain ground Apelles drew
    A circle regularly true. Matthew Prior.

    Strains that neither ebb nor flow,
    Correctly cold and regularly low. Alexander Pope.


  1. regularly

    Regularly is an adverb that refers to actions or events occurring in a constant or predictable manner, or in a systematic and orderly way. It indicates that something happens often, at uniform intervals or consistently.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regularlyadverb

    in a regular manner; in uniform order; methodically; in due order or time

Editors Contribution

  1. regularly

    In a regular schedule or frequency.

    They regularly walk together, they walk every evening to ensure they come out for fresh air and share some quality time together.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regularly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2645

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regularly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3383

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regularly' in Adverbs Frequency: #212

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regularly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regularly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of regularly in a Sentence

  1. Ian Shepherd:

    Cloudy conditions and strong westerly winds associated with an active monsoon tend to suppress sea breezes over the islands, reducing the likelihood of Hector forming regularly, an active monsoon also generates regular showers and thunderstorms which move rapidly across the islands from west to east in the relatively cool maritime airstream.

  2. Marzio Ilario Fiore:

    My crop gets regularly checked by Italian police inspectors to ensure that THC is within the legal limit.

  3. Larry Rosen:

    Today’s high schoolers are straddling two generations — the ‘iGeneration’ of the ‘90s, who regularly used individualized devices, and the ‘Generation C’— C is for ‘Connected.’ They are online and tuned in to their social groups 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

  4. Gadeir Abbas:

    There has been nothing like this ever, for the Muslim community to be regularly the punching bag of the president of the United States.

  5. State John Kerry:

    It must be said that the HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization, the United States will measure these things, I hope, fairly and dispassionately but we will oppose any effort by any group or participant in the U.N. system to arbitrarily and regularly de-legitimize or isolate Israel.

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    A apex
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