frequent

Use the adjective frequent to describe something done often and at regular intervals. If your family likes to read, you may be a frequent visitor to the library. You may also have frequent arguments with your family about who gets to read a book first.

The adjective form of frequent also means regularly and often encountered. If you live on the windward side of Oahu, Hawaii, you may experience frequent rain showers. As a verb, frequent means to be a regular visitor or to patronize. You can frequent the trails of the National Parks. You may prefer to frequent locally-owned businesses.

Definitions of frequent
  1. adjective
    coming at short intervals or habitually
    “a frequent guest”
    frequent complaints”
    Synonyms:
    dominant, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, rife
    most frequent or common
    regular, steady
    relating to a person who does something regularly
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    Antonyms:
    infrequent
    not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals
    sporadic
    recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
    occasional
    occurring from time to time
    rare
    recurring only at long intervals
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  2. adjective
    frequently encountered
    “a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'”
    Synonyms:
    common
    having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
  3. verb
    be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    synonyms: haunt
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    types:
    hang out
    spend time in a certain location or with certain people
    type of:
    travel to, visit
    go to certain places as for sightseeing
  4. verb
    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    synonyms: buy at, patronise, patronize, shop, shop at, sponsor
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    Antonyms:
    boycott
    refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
    type of:
    back up, support
    give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
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