1. [ adjective ] in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle

"his regular calls on his customers" "regular meals" "regular duties"

Related terms: irregular daily daily routine timed lawful uniform official weak well-ordered regularized regularised well-ordered standard first-string symmetrical rhythmical systematic regularity
2. [ adjective ] often used as intensifiers
Synonyms: veritable

"a regular morass of details" "a regular nincompoop" "he's a veritable swine"

Related terms: typical
3. [ adjective ] conforming to a standard or pattern

"following the regular procedure of the legislature" "a regular electrical outlet"

Related terms: standard
4. [ adjective ] (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula
Related terms: irregular
5. [ adjective ] in accord with regular practice or procedure

"took his regular morning walk" "her regular bedtime"

Related terms: usual
6. [ adjective ] regularly scheduled for fixed times

"at a regular meeting of the PTA" "regular bus departures"

Related terms: scheduled
7. [ noun ] (business) a regular patron
Synonyms: fixture habitue

"an habitue of the racetrack" "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"

Related terms: patron
8. [ adjective ] occurring at fixed intervals
Synonyms: even

"a regular beat" "the even rhythm of his breathing"

Related terms: steady
9. [ adjective ] relating to a person who does something regularly
Synonyms: steady

"a regular customer" "a steady drinker"

Related terms: frequent
10. [ adjective ] not deviating from what is normal

"her regular bedtime"

Related terms: normal
11. [ adjective ] officially full-time

"regular students"

Related terms: full-time full-time
12. [ adjective ] (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces

"the regular army"

Related terms: irregular military standing
13. [ noun ] (military,work) a soldier in the regular army
Related terms: soldier
14. [ adjective ] not constipated
Synonyms: unconstipated
Related terms: constipated lax diarrheal diarrheal
15. [ adjective ] symmetrically arranged
Synonyms: even

"even (or regular) features "a regular polygon"

Related terms: symmetrical
16. [ noun ] (politics) a dependable follower (especially in party politics)

"he is one of the party regulars"

Related terms: follower politics
17. [ noun ] (clothing) a garment size for persons of average height and weight
Related terms: size
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