reg·u·lar·ly | \ˈre-gyə-lər-lē, 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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Being able to exercise regularly and maintaining muscle tone is critical to the success of any mission, short or long. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "Elon Musk Says SpaceX Spaceship Will Have Running Track Inspired by '2001: A Space Odyssey'," 8 June 2018 Neighbors told the paper at the time that Hayden left her door unlocked regularly and there were no irregular signs before she was found brutally murdered. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Man charged in cold-case murder of elderly California woman," 13 July 2018 The two districts are regularly the focus of elite citywide units that conduct sensitive investigations on gang conflicts and gun trafficking. Jeremy Gorner,, "With high-tech help, there's been less bloodshed in Chicago this year, but results are mixed on the West Side," 4 July 2018 Heat indexes this past weekend in Chicago were regularly in the 105-to-115-degree range. Greg Porter, Washington Post, "Oppressive heat dome engulfs the Northeast — and it will spread west this weekend," 3 July 2018 Although the team is 5-2 at BBVA Compass Stadium this season, their habit of conceding late goals has regularly been the difference between taking three points vs. one (or none). Glynn A. Hill, Houston Chronicle, "Dynamo hope to correct late miscues with consecutive home games," 2 July 2018 Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc Chile $8.99 PLCB Item #9983 Sale price through 7/29 – regularly $10.99 Sauvignon blanc is a grape that does everything right, but rarely gets much recognition. Marnie Old,, "Great Wine Values: Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc," 2 July 2018 Anna Du from Andover loves the water and regularly goes to the Boston Harbor. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "12 Year Old Girl Develops Pollution-Detecting Robot To Help Save the Ocean," 26 June 2018 Animal shelters and sanctuaries, which are regularly at capacity for roosters, say the birds are often abandoned. Author: Karin Brulliard, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s a boy! Chicken owners face a dilemma when hens turn out to be roosters.," 19 June 2018

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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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