reg·​u·​lar·​ly | \ ˈre-gyə-lər-lē How to pronounce regularly (audio) , ˈre-gyər-lē, ˈre-gyə-lē also ˈrā-\

Definition of regularly

1 : in a regular manner
2 : on a regular basis : at regular intervals

Examples of regularly in a Sentence

The sales team meets regularly. We go to church regularly. She goes out to dinner quite regularly.
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Top executives from Berkshire units now gather regularly to share strategies and best practices. Nicole Friedman, WSJ, "The Berkshire Empire Is Quietly Collaborating More Than Ever," 4 Apr. 2019 Fraser, who regularly gives presentations on innovation in Silicon Valley, remembers coming of age during a time when strong women like Anita Hill, Marcia Clark, and Hillary Clinton landed under the harshest glare of a microscope. Jenna Birch, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Secret Code to Success Most Women Don't Even Know Exists," 3 Apr. 2019 So as fans anxiously await learning the fates of Daenerys, Jon, Arya, Sansa, and Cersei, HBO is feeding the frenzy of fan theories on the Internet by regularly releasing new footage in the lead-up to the April 14 premiere. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Game of Thrones Fans Have a Lot of Theories About the Latest Trailer," 3 Apr. 2019 Novelty telephones in the shape of Garfield the cat, dating from the 1980s, regularly show up as detritus on the shores of Brittany. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "A 35-Year-Old Garfield Novelty Telephone Mystery Has Been Solved," 29 Mar. 2019 Empty your trash regularly and always keep your pantry door closed. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "How to Get Rid of Mice: The Ultimate Guide to a Rodent-Free Home," 28 Mar. 2019 Plus, the Metrograph is regularly frequented for its offerings that go beyond cinema—book signings, dinners, and special events. Keaton Bell, Vogue, "The Coolest New Yorkers Came Out to Celebrate the Metrograph Theater's Third Birthday," 25 Mar. 2019 Kylie Jenner's sibling is regularly spotted at basketball games, and even sat next to Simmons' mom at one back in December 2018. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Is Just Out Here Causing a Heatwave in Her Tiny Yellow Bikini," 24 Mar. 2019 College scouts regularly attend games to watch them play. Kate Morgan, Woman's Day, "A New Jersey Softball Team Is Lifting Its City's Spirits," 21 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of regularly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of regularly

: at the same time every day, week, month, etc. : on a regular basis
: very often
: with the same amount of space between each thing

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