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Frequent - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Frequent' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Frequent [ a.]
- To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.
- To make full; to fill.
2 . Frequent [ n.]
- Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits.
- Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
- Full; crowded; thronged.
- Often or commonly reported.

Meaning of 'Frequent' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . frequent [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
Example in sentence:
  • She haunts the ballet
2 . frequent [ a]
Meaning (2):
- coming at short intervals or habitually
Example in sentence:
  • a frequent guest;
  • frequent complaints
3 . frequent [ s]
Meaning (3):
- frequently encountered
Example in sentence:
  • a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'