from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Occurring or appearing quite often or at close intervals: frequent errors of judgment.
- adj. Habitual or regular: a frequent visitor to our house.
- transitive v. To pay frequent visits to; be in or at often: frequent a restaurant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Done or occurring often; common.
- v. To visit often.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often repeated or occurring.
- adj. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in any practice; habitual; persistent.
- adj. Full; crowded; thronged.
- adj. Often or commonly reported.
- transitive v. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually.
- transitive v. To make full; to fill.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crowded; thronged; fall.
- Often appearing, seen, or done; often repeated or recurring; coming or happening in close succession or at short intervals.
- Doing or accustomed to do a thing often; practising or given to repetition; repetitious; iterative: as, to be frequent in one's remonstrances.
- Currently reported; often heard.
- To crowd; fill.
- To visit often; resort to habitually: as, to frequent the theater.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
- adj. frequently encountered
- adj. coming at short intervals or habitually
- v. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
Middle English, ample, profuse, from Old French, from Latin frequēns, frequent-, crowded, numerous, frequent.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French frequent, from Latin frequens ("crowded, crammed, frequent, repeated, etc.") (Wiktionary)
From Old French frequenter, from Latin frequentare ("to fill, crowd, visit often, do or use often, etc."), from frequens ("frequent, crowded") (Wiktionary)