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Definition of "frequent" []

  • Occurring or appearing quite often or at close intervals: frequent errors of judgment. (adjective)
  • Habitual or regular: a frequent visitor to our house. (adjective)
  • To pay frequent visits to; be in or at often: frequent a restaurant. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frequent" in a sentence
  • ""We had the promise of stable retirement," Silva said, after a career spent in what he described as frequent contact with human blood, puke and poop."
  • "Although Mr. Kushchenko says he will have neither a financial stake nor a formal role in the Nets 'organization, he speaks with a proprietary air about his colleague's venture and what he calls their frequent "joint reflections" on it."
  • "GERARD KAISER, JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Because of their status, they often do not keep the follow-up appointments, and if there are then problems in the follow-up or particularly need to continue medication, if that's not done, then they return to the hospital and become what we call frequent flyers to the emergency room."