HyperDic: regular

English > 17 senses of the word regular:
ADJECTIVEallregularin accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle
allregular, veritableoften used as intensifiers
allregularconforming to a standard or pattern
allregularregularly scheduled for fixed times
allregularin accord / accord with regular practice or procedure
allregular, evenoccurring at fixed intervals
allregular, steadyrelating to a person who does something regularly
allregular(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces
allregular(of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured
allregular, unconstipatednot constipated
allregular, evensymmetrically arranged
allregularnot deviating from what is normal
allregularofficially full-time
NOUNperson regular, habitue, fixturea regular patron
person regulara soldier in the regular army
person regulara dependable / dependable follower (especially in party politics)
attributeregulara garment size for persons of average height and weight
regular > pronunciation
Soundsreh'gyahler; rey'gyahler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle.
Examples
  • "his regular calls on his customers"
  • "regular meals"
  • "regular duties"
Attribute ofregularityThe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
Narrowerfirst-stringOf members of a team
lawful, rule-governedAccording to custom / custom or rule or natural law
official, prescribedconforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline
standard, stockregularly and widely used or sold
timedregularly spaced in time
uniformevenly spaced
weak(used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection
well-orderedOrdered well
See alsorhythmical, rhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
symmetrical, symmetricHaving similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding / corresponding parts
systematicCharacterized by order and planning
Oppositeirregularcontrary to rule or accepted order or general practice
Spanishregular
Catalanregular
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
Adverbsregularlyin a regular manner
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOften used as intensifiers.
Examples
  • "a regular morass of details"
  • "a regular nincompoop"
Synonymveritable
BroadertypicalExhibiting the qualities or characteristics / characteristics that identify a group or kind or category / category
Spanishauténtico, verdadero
Catalanautèntic, verdader, veritable
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconforming to a standard or pattern.
Examples
  • "following the regular procedure of the legislature"
  • "a regular electrical outlet"
Broaderstandardconforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
Spanishnormal, regular
Catalanregular
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 4
Meaningregularly scheduled for fixed times.
Examples
  • "at a regular meeting of the PTA"
  • "regular bus departures"
Broaderscheduledplanned or scheduled for some certain time or times
Spanishperiódico
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 5
MeaningIn accord / accord with regular practice or procedure.
Examples
  • "took his regular morning walk"
  • "her regular bedtime"
BroaderusualOccurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
Spanishhabitual, usual
Catalanhabitual, usual
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOccurring at fixed intervals.
Example"a regular beat"
Synonymeven
Broadersteadynot subject to change or variation especially in behavior
Spanishregular, uniforme
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 7
Meaningrelating to a person who does something regularly.
Example"a regular customer"
Synonymsteady
BroaderfrequentComing at short intervals or habitually
Spanishasiduo, habitual, regular
Catalanasidu, habitual, regular
Nounsregulara regular patron
regularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 8
Meaning(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces.
Example"the regular army"
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerstandingpermanent
Oppositeirregular(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces
Spanishregular
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 9
Meaning(of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula.
Oppositeirregular(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured
Adverbsregularlyhaving a regular form
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 10
Meaningnot constipated.
Synonymunconstipated
Narrowerdiarrheal, diarrhoeal, diarrhetic, diarrhoetic, diarrheic, diarrhoeicOf or relating to diarrhea
lax, looseEmptying easily or excessively
OppositeconstipatedHave difficult or incomplete or infrequent evacuation of the bowels
Spanishno estreñido, regular
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 11
Meaningsymmetrically arranged.
Examples
  • "regular features"
  • "a regular polygon"
Synonymeven
Broadersymmetrical, symmetricHaving similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding / corresponding parts
Nounsregularitya property of polygons
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 12
Meaningnot deviating from what is normal.
Example"her regular bedtime"
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Nounsregularitythe quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
English > regular: 17 senses > adjective 13
Meaningofficially full-time.
Example"regular students"
Broaderfull-timeFor the entire time appropriate to an activity
English > regular: 17 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA regular patron.
Synonymshabitue, fixture
Broaderpatron, frequenterA regular customer
Spanishasiduo, habitual
Catalanasidu, habitual
Adjectivesregularrelating to a person who does something regularly
English > regular: 17 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA soldier in the regular army.
BroadersoldierAn enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
Spanishregular
English > regular: 17 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA dependable / dependable follower (especially in party politics).
Example"he is one of the party regulars"
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
BroaderfollowerA person who accepts the leadership / leadership of another
English > regular: 17 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA garment size for persons of average height and weight.
BroadersizeThe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

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