Search Result for "frequent":
1. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of;
[syn: patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor]
2. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place;
- Example: "She haunts the ballet"
[syn: frequent, haunt]
1. coming at short intervals or habitually;
- Example: "a frequent guest"
- Example: "frequent complaints"
2. frequently encountered;
- Example: "a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Frequent \Fre"quent\, a. [L. frequens, -entis, crowded, frequent, akin to farcire to stuff: cf. F. fr['e]quent. Cf. Farce, n.] 1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. "Frequent feudal towers." --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent. [1913 Webster] He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself hearty for the government. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Full; crowded; thronged. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 'T is C[ae]sar's will to have a frequent senate. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 4. Often or commonly reported. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 'T is frequent in the city he hath subdued The Catti and the Daci. --Massinger. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Frequent \Fre*quent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frequented; p. pr. & vb. n. Frequenting.] [L. frequentare: cf. F. fr['e]quenter. See Frequent, a.] 1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually; as, to frequent a tavern. [1913 Webster] He frequented the court of Augustus. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To make full; to fill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With their sighs the air Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite. --Milton. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
62 Moby Thesaurus words for "frequent": affect, attend, automatic, beaten, common, constant, continual, continuing, continuous, countless, customary, cyclical, ever-recurring, everyday, familiar, frequentative, habitual, hackneyed, hang around, hang out, hang out at, haunt, haunting, incessant, infest, innumerable, iterative, many, many times, normal, not rare, numerous, of common occurrence, oft-repeated, oftentime, ordinary, overrun, patronize, periodic, persistent, prevalent, reappearing, recurrent, recurring, regular, reiterative, repeated, repetitive, resort, resort to, returning, revenant, routine, stereotyped, thematic, thick-coming, trite, ubiquitous, usual, visit, well-trodden, well-worn