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Regular meaning

regular - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; " his regular calls on his customers"; " regular meals"; " regular duties"
  2. 2. ( used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces; " the regular army"
  3. 3. regularly scheduled for fixed times; " at a regular meeting of the PTA"; " regular bus departures"
  4. 4. Same as Isometric.
  5. 5. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.
  6. 6. Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops.
  7. 7. Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.
  8. 8. Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug.
  9. 9. Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.
  10. 10. A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church.
  11. 11. A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; - chiefly used in the plural.
  12. 12. A soldier of the standing army.
  13. 13. According to rule; uniform; orderly; belonging to the standing army.

regular - examples of usage

  1. I'm a regular wrong 'un, I am. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. Not one had a regular shape. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. We shall have no regular dinner to- day. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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