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frequent

fre·quent

frequent

 
 
pronunciation:
fri kwnt
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: happening often or at close intervals.
When you live in a city without a car, you have to make frequent trips to the store.
synonyms:
recurrent
antonyms:
infrequent, occasional, sporadic
similar words:
constant, continual, daily, hourly, persistent, repeated
definition 2: regular or habitual.
My uncle was a frequent visitor to our house when I was young.
synonyms:
habitual, regular, repeated
antonyms:
infrequent, occasional, rare
similar words:
constant, everyday, periodic, persistent, routine
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: frequented, frequenting, frequents
definition: to visit or spend time in (a place) regularly or often.
After work, he frequents the local tavern.
synonyms:
haunt, patronize
antonyms:
shun
similar words:
hang around, visit
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derivations: frequenter (n.), frequentness (n.)
Word Builder: frequent +
  • frequently:
    often.