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Always vs. Regularly

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Alwaysadverb

At all times; throughout all time

‘God is always the same.’;

Regularlyadverb

With constant frequency or pattern.

Alwaysadverb

Constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals (opposed to sometimes or occasionally).

‘In this street, the shops always close during lunchtime.’;

Regularlyadverb

normally; ordinarily.

Alwaysadverb

(informal) In any event.

‘I thought I could always go back to work.’;

Regularlyadverb

In a regular manner; in uniform order; methodically; in due order or time.

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Alwaysadverb

At all times; ever; perpetually; throughout all time; continually; as, God is always the same.

‘Even in Heaven his [Mammon's] looks and thoughts.’;

Regularlyadverb

in a regular manner;

‘letters arrived regularly from his children’;

Alwaysadverb

Constancy during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals; invariably; uniformly; - opposed to sometimes or occasionally.

‘He always rides a black galloway.’;

Regularlyadverb

having a regular form;

‘regularly shaped objects’;

Alwaysadverb

at all times; all the time and on every occasion;

‘I will always be there to help you’; ‘always arrives on time’; ‘there is always some pollution in the air’; ‘ever hoping to strike it rich’; ‘ever busy’;

Regularlyadverb

in a regular way without variation;

‘try to breathe evenly’;

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Alwaysadverb

seemingly without interruption; often and repeatedly;

‘always looking for faults’; ‘it is always raining’; ‘he is forever cracking jokes’; ‘they are forever arguing’;

Regularlyadverb

with a constant or definite pattern, especially with the same space between individual items

‘regularly spaced buildings’; ‘leaves arranged regularly along the stem’;

Alwaysadverb

at any time or in any event;

‘you can always resign if you don't like it’; ‘you could always take a day off’;

Regularlyadverb

at uniform intervals of time

‘the reunion has taken place regularly every two years’;

Alwaysadverb

forever; throughout all time;

‘we will always be friends’; ‘I shall treasure it always’; ‘I will always love you’;

Regularlyadverb

frequently

‘a regularly updated news page’; ‘make a point of regularly consulting the noticeboard’;

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Alwaysadverb

at all times; on all occasions

‘the sun always rises in the east’;

Regularlyadverb

on a habitual basis; usually

‘the person who regularly cuts your hair’;

Alwaysadverb

throughout a long period of the past

‘Isabel had always been in rude health’;

Regularlyadverb

in a way that follows the normal pattern of inflection

‘a regularly inflected plural noun’;

Alwaysadverb

for all future time; forever

‘she will always be missed’;

Alwaysadverb

repeatedly and annoyingly

‘she is always making derogatory remarks’;

Alwaysadverb

as a last resort; failing all else

‘if the marriage doesn't work out, we can always get divorced’;

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