1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. “Frequent feudal towers.”
2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself hearty for the government. --Swift.
3. Full; crowded; thronged. [Obs.]
'T is Cæsar's will to have a frequent senate. --B. Jonson.
4. Often or commonly reported. [Obs.]
'T is frequent in the city he hath subdued
The Catti and the Daci. --Massinger.
Fre·quent v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frequented; p. pr. & vb. n. Frequenting.]
1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually; as, to frequent a tavern.
He frequented the court of Augustus. --Dryden.
2. To make full; to fill. [Obs.]
With their sighs the air
Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite. --Milton.
adj 1: coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest";
"frequent complaints" [ant: infrequent]
2: frequently encountered; "a frequent (or common) error is
using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive
v 1: do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or
client of [syn: patronize, patronise, shop, shop
at, buy at, sponsor] [ant: boycott, boycott]
2: be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She
haunts the ballet" [syn: haunt]