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Definition 1: a garment size for persons of average height and weight - [noun denoting attribute]

(regular is a kind of ...) the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

"he wears a size 13 shoe"

Definition 2: a regular patron - [noun denoting person]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is a kind of ...) a regular customer

Definition 3: a dependable follower (especially in party politics) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is one of the party regulars

(regular is a kind of ...) a person who accepts the leadership of another

(regular belongs to category ...) the study of government of states and other political units

Definition 4: a soldier in the regular army - [noun denoting person]

(regular is a kind of ...) an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

"the soldiers stood at attention"

Definition 5: in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his regular calls on his customers
  • regular meals
  • regular duties

(regular is similar to ...) evenly spaced

"at regular (or uniform) intervals"

(regular is similar to ...) of members of a team; not substitutes

(regular is similar to ...) according to custom or rule or natural law

(regular is similar to ...) conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline

"in prescribed order"

(regular is similar to ...) regularly and widely used or sold

"a standard size" "a stock item"

(regular is similar to ...) regularly spaced in time

"closely timed intervals"

(regular is similar to ...) (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

(regular is similar to ...) ordered well

"well-ordered work habits"

(means also ...) having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

(means also ...) recurring with measured regularity

"the rhythmic chiming of church bells" "rhythmical prose"

(means also ...) characterized by order and planning

"the investigation was very systematic" "a systematic administrator"

(... are attributes of regular) the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate

"he was famous for the regularity of his habits"

Definition 6: (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula - [adjective denoting all]

Definition 7: (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the regular army

(regular is similar to ...) permanent

"a standing army"

(regular belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 8: not constipated - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is similar to ...) of or relating to diarrhea

(regular is similar to ...) emptying easily or excessively

"loose bowels"

Definition 9: relating to a person who does something regularly - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a regular customer
  • a steady drinker

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is similar to ...) coming at short intervals or habitually

"a frequent guest" "frequent complaints"

Definition 10: officially full-time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • regular students

(regular is similar to ...) for the entire time appropriate to an activity

"a full-time job"

Definition 11: not deviating from what is normal - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her regular bedtime

(regular is similar to ...) conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

"serve wine at normal room temperature" "normal diplomatic relations" "normal working hours" "normal word order" "normal curiosity" "the normal course of events"

Definition 12: regularly scheduled for fixed times - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(regular is similar to ...) planned or scheduled for some certain time or times

"the scheduled meeting" "the scheduled flights had to be cancelled because of snow"

Definition 13: conforming to a standard or pattern - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(regular is similar to ...) conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind

"windows of standard width" "standard sizes" "the standard fixtures" "standard brands" "standard operating procedure"

Definition 14: occurring at fixed intervals - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a regular beat
  • the even rhythm of his breathing

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is similar to ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

Definition 15: symmetrically arranged - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even features
  • regular features
  • a regular polygon

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is similar to ...) having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

Definition 16: often used as intensifiers - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for regular in the sense of this definition

(regular is similar to ...) exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category

"a typical American girl" "a typical suburban community" "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year" "a painting typical of the Impressionist school" "a typical romantic poem" "a typical case of arteritis"

Definition 17: in accord with regular practice or procedure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where regular or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • took his regular morning walk
  • her regular bedtime

(regular is similar to ...) occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure

"grew the usual vegetables" "the usual summer heat" "came at the usual time" "the child's usual bedtime"

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