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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Since then, he's been regularly fundraising and speaking at campaign rallies, shoring up his base. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Presidential Candidates 2020: Here's Who's Running So Far," 25 Jan. 2019 The same ship used on this trip, the Bravo Supporter, also runs regular trips to Pitcairn and Henderson regularly from Mangareva, which is accessible through Papeete, Tahiti. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Places Our Travel Specialists Say You Should Go in 2019," 17 Dec. 2018 The homeowner decided to convert it into a wooden coffee bar, that now gets morning traffic and is used regularly. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "4 Joanna Gaines Design Secrets You'll Want To Steal," 7 Dec. 2018 While Meghan and Harry don't have personal Instagram accounts, Eugenie regularly uses social media. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "How Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding Breaks Tradition," 3 Oct. 2018 Eighteen groups that regularly use the space were forced out of the uninhabitable building. Anya Van Wagtendonk,, "To save the world, first they must save a building in West Philly," 12 July 2018 Jacob said Alex went out of his way to give Wakefield advice, checking in regularly to make sure the fellow soldier got out of his funk. Brenna Bailey, azcentral, "Fallen Chandler soldier, Sgt. Alexander Conrad, was a 'hero,' brother says," 30 June 2018 Liz Everett is an Orlando-area stylist who regularly taps emotional release massage to help combat depression, trauma and an eating disorder. Katie Parsons,, "Somatic massage helps with pain, trauma," 29 June 2018 Factors such as regularly being in a windy, smoky, or dry environment, seasonal allergies, certain medications like decongestants, and being in front of a digital screen a lot can contribute, the NEI says). Korin Miller, SELF, "8 Signs You’re Way Overdue for an Eye Exam," 25 Oct. 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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excited commotion or publicity

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