Definitions of regular

  1. a regular patron; " an habitue of the racetrack"; " a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
  2. a garment size for persons of average height and weight
  3. a dependable follower ( especially in party politics); " he is one of the party regulars"
  4. a soldier in the regular army
  5. A soldier belonging to a standing army; one who belongs to a religious order.
  6. A soldier belonging to the permanent army.
  7. A soldier of the standing army.
  8. A soldier belonging to a standing army.
  9. In the Rom. Cath. Church, a member of any religious order who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience; a soldier belonging to a permanent army. Regular troops, the troops of a permanent army.
  10. In the Ch. of Rome, a member of any religious order professing and following a certain rule of life; a soldier of the permanent army.
  11. Regularly.
  12. symmetrically arranged; " even features"; " regular features"; " a regular polygon"
  13. not constipated
  14. officially full- time; " regular students"
  15. not deviating from what is normal; " her regular bedtime"
  16. ( of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula
  17. conforming to a standard or pattern; " following the regular procedure of the legislature"; " a regular electrical outlet"
  18. in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; " his regular calls on his customers"; " regular meals"; " regular duties"
  19. ( used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces; " the regular army"
  20. regularly scheduled for fixed times; " at a regular meeting of the PTA"; " regular bus departures"
  21. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.
  22. Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops.
  23. Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.
  24. Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug.
  25. Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.
  26. A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church.
  27. A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; - chiefly used in the plural.
  28. According to rule, order, or established custom; as, a regular verb; a regular meeting; directed by rule; orderly; following a certain law, plan, type, etc.; as, regular features; pertaining to the standing army; as regular troops; belonging to a religious order; as, regular clergy.
  29. According to rule or established custom: governed by rule: uniform: orderly: periodical: level, unbroken: instituted according to established forms: ( geom.) having all the sides and angles equal: belonging to the permanent army: as opp. to " secular" in the R. Cath. Church, denoting monks, friars, etc., under a monastic rule.
  30. According to rule; uniform; orderly; belonging to the standing army.
  31. Made or done according to rule; symmetrical; normal.
  32. Uniformly recurring; methodical; usual.
  33. Agreeable to rule, law, or principle; governed by rule; with the sides and angles equal; fully qualified; methodical; orderly; periodical; pursued with uniformity; belonging to a monastic order.
  34. Done according to rule, order, or established practice; in accordance with the ordinary form or course of things; consistent; governed by rules; uniform in practice; pursued with uniformity or steadiness; straight; level; having the parts all symmetrical; in bot., applied to an organ, the parts of which are of similar form and size.