English adjective: regular
|1.||regular in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle|
|Samples||His regular calls on his customers.|
|Similar||first-string, lawful, official, prescribed, rule-governed, standard, stock, timed, uniform, weak, well-ordered|
|See also||rhythmic, rhythmical, symmetric, symmetrical, systematic|
|2.||regular often used as intensifiers|
|Samples||A regular morass of details.|
A regular nincompoop.
He's a veritable swine.
|3.||regular conforming to a standard or pattern|
|Samples||Following the regular procedure of the legislature.|
A regular electrical outlet.
|4.||regular regularly scheduled for fixed times|
|Samples||At a regular meeting of the PTA.|
Regular bus departures.
|5.||regular in accord with regular practice or procedure|
|Samples||Took his regular morning walk.|
Her regular bedtime.
|6.||regular occurring at fixed intervals|
|Samples||A regular beat.|
The even rhythm of his breathing.
|7.||regular relating to a person who does something regularly|
|Samples||A regular customer.|
A steady drinker.
|8.||regular (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces|
|Samples||The regular army.|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|
|9.||regular (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula|
|10.||regular not constipated|
|Similar||diarrheal, diarrheic, diarrhetic, diarrhoeal, diarrhoeic, diarrhoetic, lax, loose|
|11.||regular symmetrically arranged|
A regular polygon.
|12.||regular not deviating from what is normal|
|Samples||Her regular bedtime.|
|13.||regular officially full-time|
English noun: regular
|1.||regular (person) a regular patron|
|Samples||An habitue of the racetrack.|
A bum who is a Central Park fixture.
|Broader (hypernym)||frequenter, patron|
|2.||regular (person) a soldier in the regular army|
|3.||regular (person) a dependable follower (especially in party politics)|
|Samples||He is one of the party regulars.|
|Domain category||government, political science, politics|
|4.||regular (attribute) a garment size for persons of average height and weight|