From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrequentfre‧quent1 /ˈfriːkwənt/ ●●○ W3 adjective OFTENhappening or doing something often OPP infrequentmore/less frequent Her headaches are becoming less frequent. Trains rushed past at frequent intervals. She was a frequent visitor to the house.
Examples from the Corpusfrequent• That had to ne injected daily, but her husband recalls the injections being much less frequent.• As the treatment began to take effect, her headaches became less frequent.• The vertiginous episodes tend to grow less frequent and less severe as hearing loss progresses.• There were frequent attempts to check it.• As a frequent business traveler, I have spent many nights in bland hotel rooms.• My duties brought me into frequent contact with Captain Nagumo.• Despite frequent double-teaming, Shaw was still the Bears' most viable receiving option.• Simmons is a frequent guest on daytime TV talk shows.• Its use is most frequent in the field of consumer products.• Gunshots are so frequent in the neighborhood that she rarely calls the police anymore.• Fighting may be restrained because the advantage of dangerous tactics will decrease as the habit becomes more frequent in the population.• There are frequent references in her notes to such visits.• The doctor recommended frequent salt baths to help the wound heal.• Bradycardia is a frequent side effect.• His job involved making frequent trips to Saudi Arabia.more/less frequent• The air raids were becoming heavier and more frequent.• The vertiginous episodes tend to grow less frequent and less severe as hearing loss progresses.• These references to Niagara Falls as a manifestation of the Divine would become even more frequent as the century advanced.• Mature horses need less frequent attention but should be checked annually.• Increased and improved communication plus the passage of time and more frequent face-to-face contacts should greatly improve understanding.• Fighting may be restrained because the advantage of dangerous tactics will decrease as the habit becomes more frequent in the population.• Wealth was much more frequent than abject poverty.• Pale forms much more frequent than dark.frequentfre‧quent2 /frɪˈkwent $ frɪˈkwent, ˈfriːkwənt/ verb [transitive] formal OFTENto go to a particular place often The bar was frequented by actors from the nearby theatre.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusfrequent• Again, he was in an hotel, although not the kind he would normally care to frequent.• Nor are the skies above frequented by commercial airlines, which eliminates interfering radar signals.• He tells the friend that he rarely frequents such spots because nature is not his teacher.• Although he frequented the great houses of the city, his own quarters were modest.• Mallard duck, grey wagtail and occasionally kingfishers frequent the waterside. 6.Origin frequent (1400-1500) French Latin frequens “crowded, full”