HyperDic: frequent

English > 4 senses of the word frequent:
ADJECTIVEallfrequentcoming at short intervals or habitually
allfrequentfrequently encountered
VERBsocialfrequent, patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, sponsordo one's shopping at
motionfrequent, hauntbe a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
frequent > pronunciation
Soundsfriy'kwahnt; friy'kweh.nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
accent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > frequent: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningComing at short intervals or habitually.
Examples
  • "a frequent guest"
  • "frequent complaints"
Narrowerprevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rifeMost frequent or common
regular, steadyrelating to a person who does something regularly
Oppositeinfrequentnot frequent
Spanishfrecuente, habitual
Catalanhabitual
Nounsfrequencethe number of occurrences within a given time period
frequencythe number of observations in a given statistical category
Adverbsfrequentlymany times at short intervals
Verbsfrequentbe a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
frequentdo one's shopping at
English > frequent: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfrequently encountered.
Example"a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb 'lay' for the intransitive 'lie'"
BroadercommonHaving no special distinction or quality
Spanishfrecuente
Catalanfreqüent
Nounsfrequencethe number of occurrences within a given time period
frequencythe number of observations in a given statistical category
English > frequent: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningDo one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymspatronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, sponsor
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Oppositeboycottrefuse to sponsor
Spanishapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Catalanapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Adjectivesfrequentcoming at short intervals or habitually
Nounsfrequentera regular customer
English > frequent: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningBe a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymhaunt
Narrowerhang outspend time in a certain location or with certain people
Broadertravel to, visitgo to certain places as for sightseeing
Spanishfrecuentar
Catalanfreqüentar, sovintejar
Adjectivesfrequentcoming at short intervals or habitually
Nounsfrequentera regular customer

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