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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frequent  \Fre"quent\,  a.  [L.  frequens,  -entis,  crowded, 
  frequent,  akin  to  farcire  to  stuff:  cf  F.  fr['e]quent.  Cf 
  {Farce},  n.] 
  1.  Often  to  be  met  with  happening  at  short  intervals;  often 
  repeated  or  occurring;  as  frequent  visits.  ``Frequent 
  feudal  towers.''  --Byron. 
 
  2.  Addicted  to  any  course  of  conduct;  inclined  to  indulge  in 
  any  practice;  habitual;  persistent. 
 
  He  has  been  loud  and  frequent  in  declaring  himself 
  hearty  for  the  government.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  Full;  crowded;  thronged.  [Obs.] 
 
  'T  is  C[ae]sar's  will  to  have  a  frequent  senate. 
  --B.  Jonson 
 
  4.  Often  or  commonly  reported.  [Obs.] 
 
  'T  is  frequent  in  the  city  he  hath  subdued  The  Catti 
  and  the  Daci.  --Massinger. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frequent  \Fre*quent"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frequented};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Frequenting}.]  [L.  frequentare:  cf  F. 
  fr['e]quenter.  See  {Frequent},  a.] 
  1.  To  visit  often  to  resort  to  often  or  habitually. 
 
  He  frequented  the  court  of  Augustus.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  make  full;  to  fill.  [Obs.] 
 
  With  their  sighs  the  air  Frequenting,  sent  from 
  hearts  contrite.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frequent 
  adj  1:  coming  at  short  intervals  or  habitually;  "a  frequent  guest"; 
  "frequent  complaints"  [ant:  {infrequent}] 
  2:  frequently  encountered;  "a  frequent  (or  common)  error  is 
  using  the  transitive  verb  `lay'  for  the  intransitive 
  `lie'"; 
  v  1:  do  one's  shopping  at  do  business  with  be  a  customer  or 
  client  of  [syn:  {patronize},  {shop},  {shop  at},  {buy  at}, 
  {sponsor}]  [ant:  {boycott}] 
  2:  be  a  regular  or  frequent  visitor  to  a  certain  place 




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