Definition of Frequent

1. Verb. Do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.

Exact synonyms: Buy At, Patronise, Patronize, Shop, Shop At, Sponsor
Generic synonyms: Back Up, Support
Derivative terms: Frequenter, Patron, Patron, Shop, Shopper, Shopper
Antonyms: Boycott, Boycott

2. Adjective. Coming at short intervals or habitually. "Frequent complaints"

3. Verb. Be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place. "She haunts the ballet"
Exact synonyms: Haunt
Generic synonyms: Travel To, Visit
Specialized synonyms: Hang Out
Derivative terms: Frequenter, Haunt

4. Adjective. Frequently encountered. "A frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'"
Similar to: Common
Derivative terms: Frequence, Frequency

Definition of Frequent

1. a. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits.

2. v. t. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.

Definition of Frequent

1. Adjective. Done or occurring often; common. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To visit often. ¹

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Definition of Frequent

1. occurring again and again [adj -QUENTER, -QUENTEST] / to be in or at often [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Frequent

1. 1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. "Frequent feudal towers." 2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent. "He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself hearty for the government." (Swift) 3. Full; crowded; thronged. "'T is Caesar's will to have a frequent senate." (B. Jonson) 4. Often or commonly reported. "'T is frequent in the city he hath subdued The Catti and the Daci." (Massinger) Origin: L. Frequens, -entis, crowded, frequent, akin to farcire to stuff: cf. F. Frequent. Cf. Farce. 1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually. "He frequented the court of Augustus." (Dryden) 2. To make full; to fill. "With their sighs the air Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite." (Milton) Origin: L. Frequentare: cf. F. Frequenter. See Frequent. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frequent

frequency channel
frequency curve
frequency distribution
frequency domain
frequency encoding
frequency modulation
frequency modulations
frequency multiplier
frequency multipliers
frequency of micturition
frequency of occurrence
frequency response
frequency shift keying
frequency spectrum
frequent (current term)
frequent flier
frequent fliers
frequent flooding
frequentative aspect

Literary usage of Frequent

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1. History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the by George Smith (1862)
"Short-eared Owl. frequent in winter along the creeks and the Delaware River. 22. ... frequent. merly of frequent occurrence in this County. 33. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"The Frampton» became acquainted with the family of George III during his frequent visits to Weymouth, and their correspondents supplied them with many ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine (1909)
"CHAPTER XXVI Of the exaltation of a free spirit, which humble prayer more deserveth than doth frequent reading LORD, ..."

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