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 for frequent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frequent \Fre*quent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frequented; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Frequenting.] [L. frequentare: cf. F.
     fr['e]quenter. See Frequent, a.]
     1. To visit often; to resort to often or habitually; as, to
        frequent a tavern.
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              He frequented the court of Augustus.  --Dryden.
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     2. To make full; to fill. [Obs.]
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              With their sighs the air
              Frequenting, sent from hearts contrite. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frequent \Fre"quent\, a. [L. frequens, -entis, crowded,
     frequent, akin to farcire to stuff: cf. F. fr['e]quent. Cf.
     Farce, n.]
     1. Often to be met with; happening at short intervals; often
        repeated or occurring; as, frequent visits. "Frequent
        feudal towers." --Byron.
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     2. Addicted to any course of conduct; inclined to indulge in
        any practice; habitual; persistent.
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              He has been loud and frequent in declaring himself
              hearty for the government.            --Swift.
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     3. Full; crowded; thronged. [Obs.]
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              'T is C[ae]sar's will to have a frequent senate.
                                                    --B. Jonson.
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     4. Often or commonly reported. [Obs.]
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              'T is frequent in the city he hath subdued
              The Catti and the Daci.               --Massinger.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  frequent
      adj 1: coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent
             guest"; "frequent complaints" [ant: infrequent]
      2: frequently encountered; "a frequent (or common) error is
         using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie'";
      v 1: do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or
           client of [syn: patronize, patronise, shop, shop
           at, buy at, frequent, sponsor] [ant: boycott]
      2: be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She
         haunts the ballet" [syn: frequent, haunt]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "frequent":
     affect, attend, automatic, beaten, common, constant, continual,
     continuing, continuous, countless, customary, cyclical,
     ever-recurring, everyday, familiar, frequentative, habitual,
     hackneyed, hang around, hang out, hang out at, haunt, haunting,
     incessant, infest, innumerable, iterative, many, many times,
     normal, not rare, numerous, of common occurrence, oft-repeated,
     oftentime, ordinary, overrun, patronize, periodic, persistent,
     prevalent, reappearing, recurrent, recurring, regular, reiterative,
     repeated, repetitive, resort, resort to, returning, revenant,
     routine, stereotyped, thematic, thick-coming, trite, ubiquitous,
     usual, visit, well-trodden, well-worn
  
  

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