frequent

  • 1fréquent — fréquent, ente [ frekɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1552; « fréquenté, peuplé » fin XIVe; lat. frequens 1 ♦ Qui se produit souvent, se répète à intervalles plus ou moins rapprochés. ⇒ continuel, nombreux, répété. « Les sentiments qui reposent sur des rapports… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2Frequent — 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3frequent — FREQUENT, [frequ]ente. adj. Qui arrive souvent. La gresle est un mal frequent en ce pays là. les tremblements de terre y sont frequents. rendre de frequentes visites. lettres frequentes. les frequentes recheutes sont dangereuses. c est un bon… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4fréquent — fréquent, ente (fré kan, kan t ) adj. 1°   Qui arrive plusieurs fois. De fréquentes entrevues. •   Vos fréquentes leçons et vos aigres censures Sur des choses qui sont innocentes et pures, MOL. Mis. III, 5. 2°   Terme de médecine. Pouls fréquent …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5Frequent — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6frequent — UK US /ˈfriːkwənt/ adjective ► happening or doing something often: »A frequent criticism of the proposal has been its high cost. »Thomas is a frequent presenter at trade conventions. frequently adverb ► »He meets with his manager less frequently… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7frequent — [adj] common, repeated a good many*, commonplace, constant, continual, customary, everyday, expected, familiar, general, habitual, incessant, intermittent, iterated, manifold, many, monotonous, numberless, numerous, periodic, perpetual,… …

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  • 8frequent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) occurring or done many times at short intervals. 2) doing something often; habitual. ► VERB ▪ visit (a place) often or habitually. DERIVATIVES frequenter noun frequently adverb. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9frequent — [frē′kwənt; ] for v. [ frē kwent′, ] also [ frē′kwent΄, frēkwənt] adj. [ME < OFr < L frequens (gen. frequentis), ? akin to farcire, to stuff: see FARCE] 1. Obs. crowded; filled 2. occurring often; happening repeatedly at brief intervals 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10Frequent — (v. lat.), volkreich, stark besucht; daher Frequentiren, einen Ort häufig besuchen; Frequentant, häufiger Besucher; Frequentation, 1) öftere Wiederholung; 2) Umgang, Verkehr. Frequenz Zusammentreffen vieler Menschen, lebhafter Verkehr …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11Frequént — (lat.), häufig; viel, stark besucht, wo viel Verkehr herrscht, z. B. Ort, Straße etc.; frequentieren, einen Ort etc. häufig besuchen; Frequenz, Häufigkeit, öftere Wiederkehr; zahlreicher Besuch …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12Frequént — (lat.), häufig, stark besucht, volkreich; Frequentánt, regelmäßiger Besucher der Messen etc.; Frequentatīvum, Zeitwort, das ein öfter wiederholtes Tun ausdrückt, z.B. streicheln (von streichen); frequentieren, oft, regelmäßig besuchen; Frequénz,… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13Frequent — Frequent, lat. deutsch, häufig, starkbesucht; F.ant, ein die Messen regelmäßig besuchender Handelsmann; F.ation, Umgang, Verkehr; f.iren, besuchen; Frequenz, Verkehr, zahlreiche Versammlung …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 14frequent — I adjective accustomed, common, consuetudinal, consuetudinary, creber, customary, familiar, frequens, habitual, numberless, numerous, oft repeated, often done, persistent, prevalent, reiterative, repeated, repetitive, usual II index attend …

    Law dictionary

  • 15frequent — I UK [ˈfriːkwənt] / US [ˈfrɪkwənt] adjective ** a) happening often Their arguments were becoming more and more frequent. frequent contact: The President is in frequent telephone contact with the German Chancellor. at frequent intervals (=… …

    English dictionary

  • 16frequent — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Frequent is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tourist Frequent is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bar, ↑cafe, ↑restaurant {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17frequent — fre|quent1 [ frikwənt ] adjective ** happening often: Their arguments were becoming more and more frequent. frequent contact: The President is in frequent telephone contact with the German Chancellor. at frequent intervals (=regularly):… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18frequent — 01. Xavier is a [frequent] visitor to the country, and knows all the best places to visit. 02. Deaths due to drunk driving have decreased somewhat in [frequency] due to an aggressive public awareness campaign. 03. Petra is [frequently] absent… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19frequent — frequentable, adj. frequenter, n. frequentness, n. adj. /free kweuhnt/; v. /fri kwent , free kweuhnt/, adj. 1. happening or occurring at short intervals: to make frequent trips to Tokyo. 2. constant, habitual, or regular: a frequent guest. 3.… …

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  • 20frequent — fre|quent1 W3 [ˈfri:kwənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin frequens crowded, full ] happening or doing something often ≠ ↑infrequent more/less frequent ▪ Her headaches are becoming less frequent. ▪ Trains rushed past at frequent… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English