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1. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice.

Synonyms

  • crooked
  • asymmetric
  • rough
  • occasional
  • strong
  • asymmetrical
  • unsteady
  • unsystematic
  • illegal
  • improper
  • unconventional
  • unrhythmic
  • casual
  • unlawful
  • randomised
  • regularity
  • unsmooth
  • unrhythmical

Antonyms

  • irregularity
  • systematic
  • regular
  • smooth
  • rhythmical
  • steady
  • symmetrical

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with On An Irregular Basis

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Example sentences of the word on-an-irregular-basis


1. Noun Phrase
If you babysit only on an irregular basis, you are likely an independent contractor.

2. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] not occurring at expected times.

Synonyms

  • sporadic

Antonyms

  • direct
  • straight

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

3. irregular

noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.

Synonyms

  • guerrilla
  • guerilla force
  • Maquisard
  • insurgent
  • warrior
  • guerrilla force
  • Maquis
  • guerilla

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • skilled
  • refined
  • predictable

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

4. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal.

Synonyms

  • unnatural
  • atypical

Antonyms

  • ironed
  • slippery
  • compound

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

5. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces.

Synonyms

  • partisan

Antonyms

  • regular
  • euphonious

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

6. basis

noun. ['ˈbeɪsəs, ˈbeɪsɪs'] a relation that provides the foundation for something.

Synonyms

  • ground
  • common ground
  • footing

Antonyms

  • superior
  • finish
  • overgarment
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • basis (Latin)
  • βάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. basis

noun. ['ˈbeɪsəs, ˈbeɪsɪs'] the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained.

Synonyms

  • cornerstone
  • fundament
  • foundation
  • supposition
  • explanation
  • supposal
  • groundwork
  • assumption
  • meat and potatoes

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • basis (Latin)
  • βάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

9. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. AN

noun. an associate degree in nursing.

Synonyms

  • associate degree
  • Associate in Nursing

Antonyms

  • nonmember
  • dissociate
  • divide
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