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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Fielding appeared regularly in British stage, screen and television productions from the 1950s. Fox News, "Fenella Fielding, star of 'Carry On' comedies, dead at 90," 12 Sep. 2018 His father, the fifth Earl Granville, decided to move to North Uist in 1960 and the Queen used to visit Fergus and his parents for a picnic on the royal yacht regularly. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Everything to Know About Queen Elizabeth's 30 Godchildren," 9 Sep. 2018 Our audit teams regularly visit branch locations and monitor loan closings to ensure that our employees are explaining all products correctly. Peter Whoriskey,, "Unsolicited checks can be a lifeline and an albatross," 2 July 2018 In her first year of life, West Chester students learning about child development regularly visited Emily and her twin sister, Elizabeth, at the family home in East Goshen Township. Susan Snyder,, "'The choice should be there.' More colleges enroll students with intellectual disabilities," 25 June 2018 The musician is part of a tight-knit group of songwriters/producers who work with the pop star regularly and even joined her on the road during her Joanne tour to write and record in a makeshift tour bus studio. Nick Williams, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Star Is Born," 30 Oct. 2018 Borrallo, like many royal nannies before her, regularly attends special events such as Eugenie's wedding. Eileen Reslen, Town & Country, "Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Hire a Nanny When Their Baby Is Born?," 18 Oct. 2018 An extensive menu changes regularly, with each blend roasted in small batches; each coffee is offered in pour-over method or as an espresso. Katie Lockhart, Condé Nast Traveler, "11 Best Places For Coffee in Bangkok," 18 Oct. 2018 Staff here regularly pop off sounding rockets, small vehicles that can take payloads to space but cannot reach orbit. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "Rocket Lab Chooses Wallops Island, Virginia as American Launch Site," 17 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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