monthly

noun
month·​ly | \ ˈmən(t)th-lē How to pronounce monthly (audio) \
plural monthlies

Definition of monthly

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a monthly periodical
2 monthlies plural : a menstrual period

monthly

adverb

Definition of monthly (Entry 2 of 3)

: once a month : by the month

monthly

adjective

Definition of monthly (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : lasting a month
2a : of or relating to a month
b : payable or reckoned by the month
3 : occurring or appearing every month

Examples of monthly in a Sentence

Noun He reads one of the travel monthlies. Adjective The monthly meeting is today. The regional manager visits the office on a monthly basis. She writes a monthly column for the magazine. the monthly total of traffic accidents
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In an age when editors of monthlies must compete, seemingly impossibly, with the daily dopamine hits of ’grams and memes and TikToks, The World of Interiors appears to occupy an earlier, more dignified era. Steven Kurutz, New York Times, 4 Dec. 2019 This week’s chart presents a more nuanced element of the study in which neighborhoods were ranked based on what percent of the list price monthlies made up. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2019 NoHo, where the median list price for one-bedrooms was $1.8 million, had the city’s highest median monthlies, $1,876 a month. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2019 For Lennar purchasers, Blackstone has memberships on its 7,313-yard course available for a $2,000 initiation and monthlies starting from just $244. Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post, 5 Sep. 2019 But this evening felt more specifically like an elegy — Elle-gy? — for a thoughtful time in women’s monthlies, before the incursions of Instagram and other digital media. Hayley Krischer, New York Times, 19 Oct. 2017 The June monthly pass and all 31-day CharmCard passes can be purchased at half price Thursday through June 24. Colin Campbell, baltimoresun.com, 24 May 2017 The open interest for CBOE Volatility Index calls has surged 79 percent since the April monthly expiration, reaching a record 9.8 million contracts and more than three times the number of puts. Cecile Vannucci, Bloomberg.com, 17 May 2017 Her monthly Everyday Hero feature does just that, highlighting achievements of some of Orange County’s most dedicated volunteers and non-profit leaders. Erika I. Ritchie, Orange County Register, 24 Apr. 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb Operating losses are totaling upwards of $2 billion monthly across the nation's children's hospitals, according to an analysis conducted by the Children's Hospital Association. Mark Wietecha For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 6 May 2020 As a result, the company scaled back the once monthly publication to bi-monthly in 2017 and quarterly in 2019. Cydney Henderson, USA TODAY, 19 Mar. 2020 Criminologist and author Amanda Howard corresponded with Milat almost monthly since 1997. Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2019 Xbox software and services revenue increased 36 percent, attributed to third-party titles, and Xbox Live monthly active users stand at 57 million, up 8 percent, year on year. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, 20 July 2018 IPSWICH Explore Castle Hill on the Crane Estate after hours through Cocktails at the Castle events which take place monthly through Sept. 12 at 290 Argilla Road. BostonGlobe.com, 22 June 2018 Bitcoin trading has helped fuel growth for the app, which had more than 7 million monthly active customers in December. BostonGlobe.com, 19 June 2018 Share Cluster members began meeting monthly in 1988 after the the county's first Drug Abuse Commission levy was approved by voters. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland.com, 30 Apr. 2018 Glass-fusing workshop Head to KitscheCoo Art & Craft Shed, 5668 Broad St., Greendale, for its monthly open glass-fusing workshop. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Jan. 2018 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 2 June 2022 Teen Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. July 15 through Nov. 18, Bi-monthly creative outlet for teens, featuring music, poetry and more. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 13 May 2022 Join Mayor Kevin Corcoran from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. March 23 for his monthly Coffee & Conversation in council chambers at city hall, 7307 Avon Belden Road. cleveland, 13 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of monthly

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a

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“Monthly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monthly. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for monthly

monthly

adjective
month·​ly | \ ˈmənth-lē How to pronounce monthly (audio) \

Kids Definition of monthly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : happening, done, or published every month our monthly visit
2 : figured in terms of one month a monthly salary
3 : lasting a month

Other Words from monthly

monthly adverb

monthly

noun
plural monthlies

Kids Definition of monthly (Entry 2 of 2)

: a magazine published every month

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