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.
Recent Examples on the Web Her experience with cleaning appliances runs deep, regularly testing dishwashers and laundry appliances, visiting appliance manufacturing facilities and working with the industry on the development of appliance testing standards. Jordan Goldberg, Good Housekeeping, 27 Apr. 2022 Another approach would be to replicate what Britain has done, regularly testing a random selection of hundreds of thousands of residents. New York Times, 14 Apr. 2022 Each cabinet member will also meet regularly with other community members to gather insight into the needs of their region. Seamus Mcavoy, Hartford Courant, 7 Apr. 2022 Henry Kissinger used to meet regularly with Putin as a back channel. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 29 Mar. 2022 Jackson regularly speaks of the motivating power of faith and prayer — whether in a high school commencement address or a speech on the deep faith of civil rights activists. Peter Smith, ajc, 23 Mar. 2022 Some tips on how to do that from Hatch: Leaders—including women at the top—should ensure their companies have women's groups that meet regularly, where members feel empowered and voices from all levels of an organization are represented. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 16 Mar. 2022 Since last year’s winter storm, CPS officials meet regularly with City Hall staffers. Diego Mendoza-moyers, San Antonio Express-News, 11 Mar. 2022 Those regularly scheduled few hours every week allow people to compartmentalize and give them a sense of agency and optimism. John Morgan, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of regularly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 May 2022

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“Regularly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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