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1. frequent

adjective. ['ˈfriːkwənt, ˈfriːˌkwɛnt'] coming at short intervals or habitually.

Synonyms

  • predominant
  • dominant
  • rife
  • steady
  • prevailing
  • prevalent

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • frequent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequens (Latin)
  • frequenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequentare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Frequent

  • accent
  • advent
  • boardbent
  • broadbent
  • convent
  • disorient
  • interrent
  • interrent
  • occident
  • orient
  • president
  • self-torment
  • stardent
  • torment

Example sentences of the word frequent


1. Adjective
However, with early and frequent interaction, they can be drawn out of their shells.

2. Verb, base form
They enjoy being up within trees, but they do also frequent the forest floor.

Quotes containing the word frequent


1. There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
- Edgar Allan Poe

2. Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure
- Arthur Schopenhauer

3. A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.
- Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

2. frequent

adjective. ['ˈfriːkwənt, ˈfriːˌkwɛnt'] frequently encountered; .

Antonyms

  • forbid

Etymology

  • frequent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequens (Latin)
  • frequenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequentare (Latin)

3. frequent

verb. ['ˈfriːkwənt, ˈfriːˌkwɛnt'] be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place.

Synonyms

  • hang out
  • travel to
  • visit

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • frequent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequens (Latin)
  • frequenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequentare (Latin)

4. frequent

verb. ['ˈfriːkwənt, ˈfriːˌkwɛnt'] do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.

Synonyms

  • support
  • buy at
  • sponsor
  • back up
  • patronise
  • patronize
  • shop

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free
  • advance

Etymology

  • frequent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequens (Latin)
  • frequenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • frequentare (Latin)
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