[ US /ˈfɹiˌkwɛnt, ˈfɹikwənt/ ]
  1. frequently encountered
    a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'
  2. coming at short intervals or habitually
    frequent complaints
    a frequent guest
  1. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    She haunts the ballet
  2. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
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How To Use frequent In A Sentence

  • The tax assessor determined that the property was subject to taxation based on its infrequent use for religious purposes. Christianity Today
  • Harsh discipline was the child's lot, and they were often terrorized deliberately and, not infrequently, sexually abused.
  • Close beside me stood my excellent friend Griffiths, the jolly hosteler, of whom I take the present opportunity of saying a few words, though I dare say he has been frequently described before, and by far better pens. The Bible in Spain
  • This is the lowest attendance for the first four days since 2007, when frequent rain interruptions hit the first week. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hassan in frequently going to sleep in one town, to awake in another far distant, but without the benighted Oriental's surprise at the transfer, the afrit who performed this prodigy being a steam-engine, and the magician it obeyed the human mind. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 23, February, 1873
  • These positions are frequently referred to respectively as objectivism and constructionism.
  • _The Terrace at Berne_ has been already dealt with, but that mood for epicede, which was so frequent in Mr Arnold, finds in the _Carnac_ stanzas adequate, and in _A Southern Night_ consummate, expression. Matthew Arnold
  • Thus, transitive verbs in idiomatic expressions frequently will not passivize (the cowboy kicked the bucket, but not * the bucket was kicked by the cowboy). VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 4
  • Young barristers undertaking publicly funded work frequently earn very little in their first years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Times when the range is not used are increasingly infrequent and rarely coincide with ideal surfing conditions. Times, Sunday Times
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