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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Under the previous leadership, the Women’s March was regularly under fire over its ties to anti-Semitic groups and comments deemed anti-Semitic. Fox News, "Linda Sarsour, other leaders accused of anti-Semitism parting with Women's March," 17 Sep. 2019 Vetements regularly made potentially cringe-worthy pop cultural references to the likes of DHL, Justin Beiber, Titanic, and Juicy Couture look cool. Vogue, "8 Ways Demna Gvasalia Disrupted Fashion at Vetements—Not Least of All By Walking Away," 16 Sep. 2019 Dead at 95, R.I.P. • There are four Koch brothers but only two who regularly make headlines — Charles and David, the latter of whom died in August after long endurance of cancer. Nr Editors, National Review, "The Week," 12 Sep. 2019 These students regularly visit the Ramona Airport where they are mentored by local airplane builders and pilots. Ramona Sentinel, "Mentors needed to assist Career Technical Education students," 22 Aug. 2019 In 2016, a U.S. Justice Department report found city officers regularly violated residents’ constitutional rights, especially in predominantly African-American neighborhoods. Jessica Anderson,, "‘Ready to throw officers under the bus’: Baltimore police feel angst over leadership, consent decree," 19 Aug. 2019 On one side, Michael Pinckney, is a hard-hitting athlete regularly making big plays. Dave Hyde,, "Hyde: The New Miami meets good ol’ Miami as Jon Beason counsels Hurricanes linebackers | Commentary," 19 Aug. 2019 Harry and Meghan are basically full-time working royals, regularly making appearances for the royal family and both have taken over duties from the Queen. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Privacy Policies Are Breaking Royal Tradition Set by Princess Anne," 17 Aug. 2019 Beverly Richmond, an attendee who works in a Midtown office nearby and visits Hamlet regularly, is here for the second time. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Opera, Leopard Prints and Lace. Go Inside the Lavish Cat Fashion Show that Puts Felines on Fashion's Front Lines," 8 Aug. 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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a topic to which one constantly reverts

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