# Dictionary Definition

regularly adv

1 in a regular manner; "letters arrived regularly
from his children" [syn: on a
regular basis] [ant: irregularly]

2 having a regular form; "regularly shaped
objects" [ant: irregularly]

3 in a regular way without variation; "try to
breathe evenly" [ant: irregularly]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Pronunciation

### Adverb

regularly- With constant frequency or pattern.
- normally; ordinarily.

#### Translations

with constant frequency (1)- French: régulièrement, fréquemment
- Hungarian: rendszeresen

- French: normalement, ordinairement
- Hungarian: szabályosan

# Extensive Definition

The term regular can mean normal or obeying
rules. Regular may refer to:

In organizations:

- Regular Army for usage in the U.S. Army
- Regular Force for usage in the Canadian Forces
- Regular Masonic jurisdictions, or regularity, refers to the constitutional mechanism by which Freemasonry Grand Lodges or Grand Orients give one another mutual recognition.

In mathematics, geometry, and statistics:

- Regular polygon, a polygon where all angles and all sides are equal
- Regular polyhedron, a 3-dimensional equivalent to a regular polygon
- Regular category, a kind of category that has similarities to both Abelian categories and to the category of sets
- Regular prime, a certain kind of prime number
- Regular graph, a graph such that all the degrees of the vertices are equal
- Regular cardinal, a cardinal number that is equal to its cofinality
- Regular space, a topological space in which a point and a closed set can be separated by neighbourhoods
- Regularity, the degree of differentiability of a Smooth function
- Regularity, a necessary condition in Fisher information and in finding the Cramer-Rao Lower Bound
- Axiom of Regularity, also called the Axiom of Foundation, an axiom of set theory asserting the non-existence of certain infinite chains of sets

In other uses:

- Regular character, a main character who appears more frequently and/or prominently than a recurring character
- Regular expression, a type of pattern describing a set of strings in computer science
- Regular verb, a grammatical term for a verb with derived forms that are typical for the language

## See also

regularly in French: Régulier

regularly in Japanese: レギュラー

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

always,
as a rule, as per usual, as things go, as usual, at all times, at
every turn, at regular intervals, at stated times, ceaselessly, chiefly, chronically, commonly, constantly, continually, customarily, daily, daily and hourly, day after
day, day and night, evenly, ever, ever and anon, every day,
every hour, every moment, every so often, frequently, generally, habitually, harmoniously, hour after
hour, hourly, incessantly, intermittently, invariably, inveterately, like
clockwork, mainly,
methodically, month
after month, most often, mostly, naturally, never otherwise,
night and day, normally, normatively, on and on, on
wheels, orderly,
ordinarily, perennially, perpetually, persistently, prescriptively, punctually, rapidly, recurringly, repetitively, right along,
routinely, smoothly, steadily, sustainedly, systematically, to be
expected, unceasingly, uniformly, unintermittently,
uninterruptedly,
unvaryingly,
usually, without cease,
without exception, without letup, without stopping, year after
year