regular has definitions from the fields of clothing,business,politics,military,work
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[ adjective ] in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle

Examples

"his regular calls on his customers" "regular meals" "regular duties"

Used in print

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Samples zoomed into closeup range in regular succession , like telephone_poles passing on the highway , while representative music reinforced the mood of the late teens and 1920 's .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

The One_Leg_Lunge is a split and all lifters practice this in their regular workouts .

But for purely definition purposes - used in conjunction with your regular Squatting , Leg_Curling , Leg_Extensor programs - a heavy weight is not needed .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

Business loans generally are repayable in regular installments - usually monthly , including interest at the rate of 5 - 1/2 percent per_annum on the unpaid balance - and have a maximum maturity of 10 years ; the term of loans for working_capital is 6 years .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

It was possible to maintain aerobic conditions in the pond by regular additions of sodium_nitrate until the temperature decreased and the algae population changed from blue-green to green_algae .

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[ adjective ] often used as intensifiers

Synonyms

veritable

Examples

"a regular morass of details" "a regular nincompoop" "he's a veritable swine"

Used in print

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

She is a regular stub_and_twister , double_geered .

Related terms

typical

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[ adjective ] conforming to a standard or pattern

Examples

"following the regular procedure of the legislature" "a regular electrical outlet"

Used in print

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

Closer still , regular barricades of barbed_wire hung on timber supports .

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standard

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[ adjective ] (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula

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irregular

5
[ adjective ] in accord with regular practice or procedure

Examples

"took his regular morning walk" "her regular bedtime"

Used in print

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

Dance teachers can respond to President_Kennedy 's request not_only through their regular dance work , but also through the kind of basic gymnastic work that makes_for strength and flexibility .

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

People who have not been able to get relief from regular medical doctors are especially apt to be taken_in by quacks '' .

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usual

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[ adjective ] regularly scheduled for fixed times

Examples

"at a regular meeting of the PTA" "regular bus departures"

Used in print

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

If you have an annual or regular physical examination program , is it worth what it is costing you ?

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

An extension of 2 months beyond the regular due_date for filing is also available to taxpayers making returns for a fiscal_year .

Related terms

scheduled

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[ noun ] (business) a regular patron

Synonyms

fixture habitue

Examples

"an habitue of the racetrack" "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"

Used in print

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

I have heard people talk with contempt about the British regulars , but that only proves that a_lot of people talk_about things of which they are deplorably ignorant .

Related terms

patron

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[ adjective ] occurring at fixed intervals

Synonyms

even

Examples

"a regular beat" "the even rhythm of his breathing"

Used in print

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

You may want to include your own regular vacation period if you have one .

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steady

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[ adjective ] relating to a person who does something regularly

Synonyms

steady

Examples

"a regular customer" "a steady drinker"

Used in print

(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)

The Secretary shall make reports to the President and the Congress at the beginning of each regular session of the action taken or instituted by him under the provisions of_this Act and of prospective action during the ensuing year .

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frequent

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[ adjective ] not deviating from what is normal

Examples

"her regular bedtime"

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normal

11
[ adjective ] officially full-time

Examples

"regular students"

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full-time full-time

12
[ adjective ] (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces

Examples

"the regular army"

Related terms

irregular military standing

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[ noun ] (military,work) a soldier in the regular army

Related terms

soldier

14
[ adjective ] not constipated

Synonyms

unconstipated

15
[ adjective ] symmetrically arranged

Synonyms

even

Examples

"even (or regular) features "a regular polygon"

Related terms

symmetrical

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[ noun ] (politics) a dependable follower (especially in party politics)

Examples

"he is one of the party regulars"

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follower politics

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[ noun ] (clothing) a garment size for persons of average height and weight

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size

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