regular

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[reg·u·lar]

The adjective regular is useful for describing something that happens in a specific way again and again, like your regular tasks at work.

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Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.

Noun
a garment size for persons of average height and weight

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

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a dependable follower (especially in party politics); "he is one of the party regulars"

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a soldier in the regular army

Adjective S.
in accord with regular practice or procedure; "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"

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Adjective
not constipated

Adjective S.
relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"

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officially full-time; "regular students"

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not deviating from what is normal; "her regular bedtime"

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in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"

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

Adjective
(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces; "the regular army"

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conforming to a standard or pattern; "following the regular procedure of the legislature"; "a regular electrical outlet"

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occurring at fixed intervals; "a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing"

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regularly scheduled for fixed times; "at a regular meeting of the PTA"; "regular bus departures"

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symmetrically arranged; "even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon"


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Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.

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Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits.

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Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops.

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Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.

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Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug.

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Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.

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Same as Isometric.

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A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church.

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A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; -- chiefly used in the plural.


Regular

Reg"u*lar (-l?r), a. [L. regularis, fr. regula a rule, fr. regere to guide, to rule: cf. F. r'82gulier. See Rule.] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building. 2. Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits. 3. Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops. 4. Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy. 5. Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug. [Colloq.] 6. (Bot. & Zo'94l.) Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin. 7. (Crystallog.) Same as Isometric. Regular polygon (Geom.), a plane polygon which is both equilateral and equiangular. -- Regular polyhedron (Geom.), a polyhedron whose faces are equal regular polygons. There are five regular polyhedrons, -- the tetrahedron, the hexahedron, or cube, the octahedron, the dodecahedron, and the icosahedron. -- Regular sales (Stock Exchange), sales of stock deliverable on the day after the transaction. -- Regular troops, troops of a standing or permanent army; -- opposed to militia. Syn. -- Normal; orderly; methodical. See Normal.

Regular

Reg"u*lar (r?g"?*l?r), n. [LL. regularis: cf. F. r'82gulier. See Regular, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church. Bp. Fitzpatrick. 2. (Mil.) A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; -- chiefly used in the plural.

Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.

A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church.

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Usage Examples

Have regular hours for work and play make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.

At first I missed it, but it was the amazing energy thing that happened during shows, when a lot of people were like Yay Yay Yeah! I missed that for a while. But I don't miss the regular and the business side of that whole thing.

After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.

And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.

Growing up, my father was a financial analyst for an oil company. He was just a regular dad. And when I would say, 'Hey, come see my play,' he'd say, 'Sure.' He'd see one, 'Oh, good play' - you know, very typical dad reaction.

Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.

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Other Usage Examples

'Robopocalypse' explores the intertwined fates of regular people who face a future filled with murderous machines. It follows them as humanity foments the robot uprising, fails to recognize the coming storm, and then is rocked to the core by methodical, crippling attacks.

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.

During the last regular session and the most recent special session, measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were applied to three health programs in the state.

Everyone knows that exercise can improve your health. Exercise is a key part of managing your weight and maintaining healthy hearts, lungs, and other bodily systems. But did you know that exercise can make you more productive? The latest research shows that a regular exercise routine can make you happier, smarter, and more energetic.

From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.

American cinema tends to express a patriotic relationship to national identity on a regular basis.

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

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