- happening or occurring at short intervals: to make frequent trips to Tokyo.
- constant, habitual, or regular: a frequent guest.
- located at short distances apart: frequent towns along the shore.
- to visit often; go often to; be often in: to frequent the art galleries.
Origin of frequent
Related Words for frequentinghaunt, affect, overrun, attend, patronize, resort, play, revisit, hit, infest
Examples from the Web for frequenting
Contemporary Examples of frequenting
And I admire Rembrandt too much not to realise the beauty that can be derived from frequenting the synagogue.David's Bookclub: Sodom and Gomorrah
September 29, 2012
Of course not everyone living on the economic margins is frequenting each of these types of businesses.America's Poverty Tax
September 8, 2011
And Davila made the connection only when she started frequenting online message boards.Is the Pill Killing Your Sex Drive?
Joyce C. Tang
May 17, 2010
Historical Examples of frequenting
Yet I must tell you why I shall abstain from frequenting the church of your convent.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Caespiticolous: frequenting or living in grassy pastures or lawns.
Pratinicolous: frequenting or living in grassy meadows or bogs.
We flung them into the water at a place where we knew the animals were in the habit of frequenting.The Desert Home
Dean Swift is Rabelais in his senses, and frequenting the politest company.Letters on England
- recurring at short intervals
- constant or habitual
- (tr) to visit repeatedly or habitually
Word Origin for frequent
mid-15c., "ample, profuse," from Middle French frequent, or directly from Latin frequentem (nominative frequens) "crowded, repeated," of uncertain origin. Meaning "common, usual" is from 1530s; that of "happening at short intervals, often recurring" is from c.1600.
late 15c., from Middle French frequenter, from Latin frequentare "visit regularly," from frequentem (see frequent (adj.)). Related: Frequented; frequenting.