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frequent

[ adjective free-kwuh nt; verb fri-kwent, free-kwuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF frequent
  • adj.common, repeated
  • verbbe a regular customer of

Synonyms for frequent

  • commonplace
  • constant
  • continual
  • incessant
  • intermittent
  • numerous
  • periodic
  • persistent
  • recurrent
  • usual
  • expected
  • general
  • iterated
  • manifold
  • recurring
  • reiterated
  • a good many
  • customary
  • everyday
  • familiar
  • habitual
  • many
  • monotonous
  • numberless
  • perpetual
  • pleonastic
  • profuse
  • redundant
  • reiterative
  • successive
  • thick
  • ubiquitous
  • various
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Antonyms for frequent

  • broken
  • ceasing
  • ending
  • inconstant
  • infrequent
  • interrupted
  • irregular
  • permanent
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • occasional
  • rare
  • sporadic
  • unrepeated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FREQUENT

Some books were in frequent use, but others were not forgotten.

Such a course is frequent and would not give the right of complaint to anybody.

The soliloquy and aside are evidently not so frequent in New Comedy.

Circumstances brought him into frequent contact with the natives there.

His visits there, as already remarked, had not been frequent of late.

In this mode of proceeding there was certainly a source of frequent error.

Frequent attempts were made to force the siege to an early conclusion.

And remark this: in no city, I believe, are sudden deaths so frequent.

May peace be an inmate of his bosom, and rapture a frequent visitor of his soul!

The small cherries, called the Indian cherry, are frequent in this country.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "ample, profuse," from Middle French frequent, or directly from Latin frequentem (nominative frequens) "crowded, repeated," of uncertain origin. Meaning "common, usual" is from 1530s; that of "happening at short intervals, often recurring" is from c.1600.

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