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reg·u·lar

 (rĕg′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Customary, usual, or normal: the train's regular schedule.
2. Orderly, even, or symmetrical: regular teeth.
3. In conformity with a fixed procedure, principle, or discipline.
4. Well-ordered; methodical: regular habits.
5. Occurring at fixed intervals; periodic: regular payments.
6. Having bowel movements or menstrual periods with normal frequency.
7. Not varying; constant.
8. Formally correct; proper.
9. Having the required qualifications for an occupation: not a regular lawyer.
10. Informal Complete; thorough: a regular scoundrel.
11. Informal Good; nice: a regular guy.
12. Botany Having symmetrically arranged parts of similar size and shape: regular flowers.
13. Grammar Conforming to the usual pattern of inflection, derivation, or word formation.
14. Ecclesiastical Belonging to a religious order and bound by its rules: the regular clergy.
15. Mathematics
a. Having equal sides and equal angles. Used of polygons.
b. Having faces that are congruent regular polygons and congruent polyhedral angles. Used of polyhedrons.
16. Belonging to or constituting the permanent army of a nation.
n.
1. Ecclesiastical A member of the clergy or of a religious order.
2. A soldier belonging to a regular army.
3. A dependable loyal person: one of the party regulars.
4. A clothing size designed for persons of average height.
5. A habitual customer.

[Middle English reguler, living under religious rule, from Old French, from Late Latin rēgulāris, according to rule, from Latin rēgula, rod, rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reg′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
reg′u·lar·ly adv.

reg•u•lar•ly

(ˈrɛg yə lər li)

adv.
1. at regular times or intervals.
2. according to plan, custom, etc.
3. usually; ordinarily.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.regularly - in a regular manner; "letters arrived regularly from his children"
on an irregular basis, irregularly - in an irregular manner; "her letters arrived irregularly"
2.regularly - having a regular form; "regularly shaped objects"
irregularly - having an irregular form; "irregularly shaped solids"
3.regularly - in a regular way without variation; "try to breathe evenly"
irregularly - in an irregular manner; "the patient is breathing irregularly"

regularly

adverb
In an expected or customary manner; for the most part:
Idioms: as usual, per usual.
Translations
بِانْتِظامبانْتِظام، بصورَةٍ مُتَكَرِّرَهبصورَةٍ مُنْتَظَمَه
pravidelněčasto
jævnligtregelmæssigt
säännöllisesti
redovito
szabályosan
reglulega
定期的に
규칙적으로
običajnoredno
regelbundet
โดยปรกติ
đều đặn

regularly

[ˈregjʊləlɪ] ADV
1. (= at regular arranged times) [exercise, visit] → con regularidad; [meet, use] → regularmente, con regularidad
2. (= frequently) → frecuentemente, con frecuencia, a menudo
the shop is regularly featured in fashion magazinesla tienda aparece frecuentemente or con frecuencia or a menudo en revistas de moda
he's regularly latellega tarde con frecuencia or a menudo
3. (= at evenly spaced intervals) → a intervalos regulares
beeches were planted regularly along the avenuehabía hayas plantadas a intervalos regulares or cada cierta distancia a lo largo de la avenida
4. (Ling) a regularly declined nounun sustantivo de declinación regular

regularly

[ˈrɛgjʊlərli] adv
(= on a regular basis) → régulièrement
We meet up regularly on Tuesdays → Nous nous voyons régulièrement le mardi.
(= evenly)
Cut the squares regularly → Coupez en carrés réguliers.

regularly

adv
(= frequently)regelmäßig
(= evenly, steadily) breathe, beatregelmäßig, gleichmäßig
(= at evenly spaced intervals)in gleichmäßigen Abständen; huge beeches, planted regularly along the avenueriesige Buchen, die in gleichmäßigen Abständen die Allee säumen

regularly

[ˈrɛgjʊləlɪ] advregolarmente

regular

(ˈregjulə) adjective
1. usual. Saturday is his regular day for shopping; That isn't our regular postman, is it?
2. (American) normal. He's too handicapped to attend a regular school.
3. occurring, acting etc with equal amounts of space, time etc between. They placed guards at regular intervals round the camp; Is his pulse regular?
4. involving doing the same things at the same time each day etc. a man of regular habits.
5. frequent. He's a regular visitor; He's one of our regular customers.
6. permanent; lasting. He's looking for a regular job.
7. (of a noun, verb etc) following one of the usual grammatical patterns of the language. `Walk' is a regular verb, but `go' is an irregular verb.
8. the same on both or all sides or parts; neat; symmetrical. a girl with regular features; A square is a regular figure.
9. of ordinary size. I don't want the large size of packet – just give me the regular one.
10. (of a soldier) employed full-time, professional; (of an army) composed of regular soldiers.
noun
1. a soldier in the regular army.
2. a regular customer (eg at a bar).
ˌreguˈlarity (-ˈla-) noun
ˈregularly adverb
1. at regular times, places etc. His heart was beating regularly.
2. frequently. He comes here regularly.
ˈregulate (-leit) verb
1. to control. We must regulate our spending; Traffic lights are used to regulate traffic.
2. to adjust (a piece of machinery etc) so that it works at a certain rate etc. Can you regulate this watch so that it keeps time accurately?
ˌreguˈlation noun
1. a rule or instruction. There are certain regulations laid down as to how this job should be done, and these must be obeyed; (also adjective) Please use envelopes of the regulation size.
2. the act of regulating. the regulation of a piece of machinery.
ˈregulator (-lei-) noun
a thing that regulates (a piece of machinery etc).

regularly

بِانْتِظام pravidelně regelmæssigt regelmäßig τακτικά regularmente säännöllisesti régulièrement redovito regolarmente 定期的に 규칙적으로 regelmatig regelmessig regularnie regularmente регулярно regelbundet โดยปรกติ düzenli olarak đều đặn 有规律地
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When our plant, by this process of the continued preservation or natural selection of more and more attractive flowers, had been rendered highly attractive to insects, they would, unintentionally on their part, regularly carry pollen from flower to flower; and that they can most effectually do this, I could easily show by many striking instances.
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I fancy it was well for me at this period to have got at the four great English reviews, the Edinburgh, the Westminster, the London Quarterly, and the North British, which I read regularly, as well as Blackwood's Magazine.
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