- real or genuine; down-to-earth; decent: a regular guy.
- absolute; thoroughgoing: a regular rascal.
- governed by one law throughout.
- (of a polygon) having all sides and angles equal.
- (of a polyhedron) having all faces congruent regular polygons, and all solid angles congruent.
- (of a topological space) having the property that, corresponding to each point and a closed set not containing the point, there are two disjoint open sets, one containing the point, the other containing the closed set.
- (of a function of a complex variable) analytic (def. 5a).
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How to use regular in a sentence
Either way, you can work a 20-mile ride into even the busiest schedule on a regular basis, and you’ll still have plenty of energy left to deal with the rest of your day.Why 20 Miles Is the Perfect Length for a Bike Ride|Eben Weiss|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
After those two cancellations, the Badgers began regular game-week preparation the Monday before their next game against Michigan.Maryland football is ‘committed to getting back,’ but timeline for return is unclear|Emily Giambalvo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Since 2018, she had been making regular stops at the pantry.‘Can’t eat a gift card’: Rural food banks fight to put turkeys on the table|Kyle Swenson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
By late August, he was a regular on the second-team offense.For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Not just for 2-1 Maryland, which has three more scheduled regular season games.College football has been battered by covid. What’s most startling is our acceptance.|Barry Svrluga|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
MBP has been practiced for millennia with varying regularity among different sects of the Jewish community.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Regularity is more important than duration so that it integrates into the mind and body,” says Cruikshank.Yoga Is Good for You. But Is It Medicine?|DailyBurn|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He flew into rages with some regularity, some of them drunken, and over the years said all manner of offensive things.How Rob Ford Could Win Reelection|Ivor Tossell|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They can even help your digestion and the regularity of your bowel movements.Squats: The Absolutely Incredible Secret to Staying in Shape|Ari Meisel|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His big passion these days is the minimum wage, which he has written about with some regularity.Could a Larger Minimum Wage Hike Sell?|Michael Tomasky|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We have to remember that his daily life, where the home is orderly, helps to impress on him regularity of form.Children's Ways|James Sully
He was good-looking, as far as regularity of features and a well-formed figure went, but mentally not much to boast of.
Under his management the work at Ballinasloe has for many years been conducted with clock-work regularity.
Isn't this free-booting spirit, now, better than leading a cowardly life of musty regularity?The Battle of Hexham;|George Colman
The sedateness of his deportment and the apparent regularity of his life delighted austere moralists.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for regular
- (of a polygon) equilateral and equiangular
- (of a polyhedron) having identical regular polygons as faces that make identical angles with each other
- (of a prism) having regular polygons as bases
- (of a pyramid) having a regular polygon as a base and the altitude passing through the centre of the base
- another name for analytic (def. 5)