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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Recent Examples on the Web Use a brush or towel to regularly tend to dirt and create a mix of warm water and soap for more stubborn pieces. Anthony Marcusa,, "The best Skechers work shoe," 4 Apr. 2021 Health care workers regularly visited the homes of anyone who tested positive for COVID-19 and was at high risk for a poor outcome. Amanda Morris, The Arizona Republic, "How a local response to COVID-19 helped slow deaths on the White Mountain Apache nation," 4 Apr. 2021 Amtrak runs frequent regional and express train service on the Northeast Corridor, regularly beating flying and driving on trips of 200-to-300 miles. Ted Mann, WSJ, "Amtrak Wants Rail Travel to Be a Better Alternative to Short Flights, Long Drives," 4 Apr. 2021 Security forces regularly clear away the chalk art on the plaza outside the courthouse and cut off padlocks hung on the fence to memorial Floyd and others. Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY, "'No justice, no streets': Still grieving, Minneapolis residents wonder how city will move forward after Derek Chauvin trial," 4 Apr. 2021 As a result, the state has regularly used its blanket power to deny public records requests for pandemic data, whether or not that information would benefit the public. oregonlive, "Oregon lawmakers could strip state of unilateral power to conceal COVID-19 data, other public health information," 4 Apr. 2021 Please wash your hands regularly and thoroughly and/or use hand sanitizer. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, "Several Cincinnati Hills League schools halt winter sports due to COVID-19 concerns," 4 Apr. 2021 Stop-and-search rates are regularly used by researchers and law enforcement agencies to identify disparities and potential bias within policing. Lauryn Schroeder, San Diego Union-Tribune, "A Palpable Fear: Minorities describe encounters with San Diego police, sheriff’s deputies," 4 Apr. 2021 Neighbours started dropping in regularly, and friends and acquaintances from around Ontario began making the trip, to lend a hand and savour the atmosphere. Carolyn Wells, Longreads, "The Silent Farm for Developmental Disabilities," 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of regularly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of regularly was in the 14th century

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6 Apr 2021

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“Regularly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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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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