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I think most people played both variants and regular games. It was a period when variants were very popular and there were a lot more variants being played at that time. Every week practically, it seemed someone would publish a new variant in a zine.
Fred Davis

Meaning of "regular" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REGULAR

From Old French reguler, from Latin rēgulāris of a bar of wood or metal, from rēgula ruler, model.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REGULAR

regular  [ˈrɛɡjʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REGULAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Regular can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES REGULAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of regular in the English dictionary

The first definition of regular in the dictionary is normal, customary, or usual. Other definition of regular is according to a uniform principle, arrangement, or order. Regular is also occurring at fixed or prearranged intervals.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REGULAR


angular
ˈæŋɡjʊlə
arugula
əˈruːɡjʊlə
Caligula
kəˈlɪɡjʊlə
cingular
ˈsɪŋɡjʊlə
coagula
kəʊˈæɡjʊlə
equiangular
ˌiːkwɪˈæŋɡjʊlə
hexangular
hɛkˈsæŋɡjʊlə
irregular
ɪˈrɛɡjʊlə
jugular
ˈdʒʌɡjʊlə
ligula
ˈlɪɡjʊlə
lingula
ˈlɪŋɡjʊlə
quadrangular
kwɒˈdræŋɡjʊlə
rectangular
rɛkˈtæŋɡjʊlə
regula
ˈrɛɡjʊlə
singular
ˈsɪŋɡjʊlə
subangular
sʌbˈæŋɡjʊlə
subtriangular
ˌsʌbtraɪˈæŋɡjʊlə
tegula
ˈteɡjʊlə
tegular
ˈtɛɡjʊlə
triangular
traɪˈæŋɡjʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REGULAR

regula
regulable
regular gas
regular gasoline
regular hexahedron
regular icosahedron
regularisation
regularise
regularity
regularization
regularize
regularly
regulate
regulated tenancy
regulation
regulation time
regulative
regulatively
regulator
regulator gene

WORDS THAT END LIKE REGULAR

canon regular
circular
go for the jugular
gular
heptangular
in particular
ligular
lingular
molecular
multangular
multiangular
octangular
particular
pentangular
popular
sexangular
slangular
spectacular
stereoregular
ungular

Synonyms and antonyms of regular in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REGULAR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «regular» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of regular

Translation of «regular» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REGULAR

Find out the translation of regular to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of regular from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «regular» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

经常的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

regular
570 millions of speakers

English

regular
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नियमित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُنْتَظِم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обычный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

regular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়মিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

régulier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

normal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

定期的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

규칙적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Biasa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thông thường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வழக்கமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियमित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

düzenli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

regularny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

регулярний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

regulat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τακτικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gereelde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

regelbunden
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ordinær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of regular

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REGULAR»

The term «regular» is very widely used and occupies the 2.437 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REGULAR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about regular

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10 QUOTES WITH «REGULAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word regular.
1
Essence Atkins
I attended Professional Children's School in Manhattan because my ballet and modern dance schedules were intensive and had started to interfere with regular school hours.
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Sarah Baker
I would say the biggest difference is that a movie is a shorter, more encapsulated experience, and a TV job is like having a regular day job where you get to do what you love.
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Charles Barkley
Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
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Richard Parks Bland
I make a prediction here and now, and, my friends, I want you to watch the proceedings of Congress in these coming weeks of this extra session, or of the next regular session, to see whether I am right or not.
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Earl Blumenauer
Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
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Colin Camerer
It's like simulating earthquakes: we can over and over study a bubble, crash, bubble, crash. Then we can see mathematically if there's some regular pattern and what's going on in people's brains when prices are going up and before the crash is happening.
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Tim Crouch
Children and teenagers don't easily relate to stories about kings and dukes, and to tell only stories about kings and dukes is to ignore the regular people.
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Kid Cudi
These things were happening in my life where I was like, 'Man, I wish my pops was here to see this.' I never had those thoughts before fame, when my life was just a regular life. I wasn't saying, 'I wish my dad could be around and see me working at Applebee's.'
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Glenn Danzig
I was bringing my attitude as a regular person 'cause this is my attitude.
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Fred Davis
I think most people played both variants and regular games. It was a period when variants were very popular and there were a lot more variants being played at that time. Every week practically, it seemed someone would publish a new variant in a zine.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REGULAR»

Discover the use of regular in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to regular and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Regular Polytopes
Beginning with polygons and polyhedrons, the book moves on to multi-dimensional polytopes in a way that anyone with a basic knowledge of geometry and trigonometry can easily understand. Definitions of symbols.
H. S. M. Coxeter, 2012
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Mastering Regular Expressions
If you think you know all you need to know about regularexpressions, this book is a stunning eye-opener. As this book shows, a command of regular expressions is an invaluable skill.
Jeffrey E.F. Friedl, 2006
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Yoga for Regular Guys: The Best Damn Workout on the Planet!
Three-time World Champion Wrestler Diamond Dallas Page one of the biggest superstars in professional wrestling is here to prove that yoga is for regular guys, too.
Diamond Dallas Page, 2005
4
Regular Variation
A comprehensive account of the theory and applications of regular variation.
N. H. Bingham, C. M. Goldie, J. L. Teugels, 1989
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Distance-regular graphs
Many new results and proofs and more than 750 references increase the encyclopaedic value of this book.
Andries E. Brouwer, Arjeh M. Cohen, Arnold Neumaier, 1989
6
Regular Expressions Cookbook
Each recipe provides samples you can use right away. This revised edition covers the regular expression flavors used by C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET.
Jan Goyvaerts, Steven Levithan, 2012
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Abstract Regular Polytopes
This is the first comprehensive, up-to-date account of the subject and its ramifications.
Peter McMullen, Egon Schulte, 2002
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Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes
Introduces regular expressions and how they are used, discussing topics including metacharacters, nomenclature, matching and modifying text, expression processing, benchmarking, optimizations, and loops.
Ben Forta, 2004
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Extreme Values, Regular Variation, and Point Processes
This book is a readable and efficient account of the fundamental mathematical and stochastic process techniques needed to study the behavior of extreme values of phenomena based on independent and identically distributed random variables ...
Sidney I. Resnick, 2007
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Introducing Regular Expressions
Covers the fundamentals of regular expressions, describing how they work, the most commonly used syntax, and applying methods for finding patterns in text.
Michael Fitzgerald, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REGULAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term regular is used in the context of the following news items.
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Regular Show: The Movie Trailer Released Online
As part of San Diego Comic Con 2015, Cartoon Network has released the first full trailer for Regular Show: the Movie. From the creators of the hit Cartoon ... «Comicbook.com, Jul 15»
2
Scandal's Cornelius Smith Jr. Gets Promoted to Series Regular
Actor Cornelius Smith Jr. has been upped to a series regular for Season 5, ... that of Portia de Rossi, who will also be a series regular on Scandal next season. «TV Guide, Jul 15»
3
Cartoon Network Re-Ups 'Adventure Time', 'Regular Show', 3 More
The network picked up an eighth season of Peabody-winning Adventure Time and Emmy-winning Regular Show. Adventure Time features unlikely heroes Finn ... «Deadline, Jul 15»
4
William Petersen Joins Manhattan as Series Regular
CSI alum William Petersen is joining WGN America's atomic bomb series Manhattanas a series regular in Season 2, the network announced Thursday. Petersen ... «TV Guide, Mar 15»
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how Kim Kardashian starts a 'regular day'
First of all, we're pretty sure Kim Kardashian doesn't really have any “regular ... Even so, she took to Twitter this morning to give us “a glimpse of a regular day.” ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
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GIANT issues recall for Goya regular ready to serve black bean soup
Following a recall by Goya Foods, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN'S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Goya Regular Ready to Serve ... «FOX43.com, Feb 15»
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McConnell's Call For 'Regular Order' May Not Mean What It Used To
When Mitch McConnell became Senate majority leader, he promised he'd restore what he called regular order in that chamber. But Democrats have been ... «NPR, Feb 15»
8
Regular Weekday Subway, Rail Service Resumes
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Regular weekday service resumed on subways and rails Wednesday, a day after a snowstorm shut down the city, but some ... «CBS Local, Jan 15»
9
Elementary: “Just A Regular Irregular”
Following on last week's episode, “Just A Regular Irregular” features a legible moment of contrivance to keep Elementary from having to fully embrace the idea ... «A.V. Club Milwaukee, Nov 14»
10
Songs We Love: Shamir, 'On The Regular'
At 19 years old, Northtown Las Vegas native Shamir smirkily identifies on his Twitter page as a "musician, comedian, singer, rapper, twerker, chef, writer, ... «NPR, Oct 14»

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