Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb frequent

2 senses of frequent

Sense 1
patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor -- (do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of)
       => support, back up -- (give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up")

Sense 2
frequent, haunt -- (be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She haunts the ballet")
       => travel to, visit -- (go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?")

Antonyms of adj frequent

2 senses of frequent

Sense 1
frequent (vs. infrequent) -- (coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints")

infrequent (vs. frequent) -- (not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper")
        => occasional (prenominal) -- (occurring from time to time; "took an occasional glass of wine")
        => rare -- (recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events")

Sense 2
frequent -- (frequently encountered; "a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";)

INDIRECT (VIA common) -> uncommon -- (not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability")

Similarity of adj frequent

2 senses of frequent

Sense 1
frequent (vs. infrequent) -- (coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints")
       => prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife -- (most frequent or common; "prevailing winds")
       => regular, steady -- (relating to a person who does something regularly; "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker")

Sense 2
frequent -- (frequently encountered; "a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";)
       => common (vs. uncommon) -- (having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap")

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