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Occasionally vs. Regularly — What's the Difference?

Occasionally vs. Regularly — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Occasionally and Regularly

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Occasionally

Now and then; from time to time.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

With a constant or definite pattern, especially with the same space between individual items
Regularly spaced buildings
Leaves arranged regularly along the stem
Sep 02, 2022

Occasionally

(obsolete) On the occasion of something else happening; incidentally, by the way.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

At uniform intervals of time
The reunion has taken place regularly every two years
Sep 02, 2022

Occasionally

From time to time; sometimes; at relatively infrequent intervals.
Sep 02, 2022
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Regularly

On a habitual basis; usually
The person who regularly cuts your hair
Sep 02, 2022

Occasionally

(obsolete) By chance; accidentally.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

In a way that follows the normal pattern of inflection
A regularly inflected plural noun
Sep 02, 2022

Occasionally

In an occasional manner; on occasion; at times, as convenience requires or opportunity offers; not regularly.
The one, Wolsey, directly his subject by birth; the other, his subject occasionally by his preferment.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Customary, usual, or normal
The train's regular schedule.
Sep 02, 2022

Occasionally

Now and then or here and there;
He was arrogant and occasionally callous
Open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees
They visit New York on occasion
Now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us
As we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Orderly, even, or symmetrical
Regular teeth.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

In conformity with a fixed procedure, principle, or discipline.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Well-ordered; methodical
Regular habits.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Occurring at fixed intervals; periodic
Regular payments.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Having bowel movements or menstrual periods with normal frequency.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Not varying; constant.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Formally correct; proper.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Having the required qualifications for an occupation
Not a regular lawyer.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Informal) Complete; thorough
A regular scoundrel.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Informal) Good; nice
A regular guy.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Botany) Having symmetrically arranged parts of similar size and shape
Regular flowers.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Grammar) Conforming to the usual pattern of inflection, derivation, or word formation.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Ecclesiastical) Belonging to a religious order and bound by its rules
The regular clergy.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Having equal sides and equal angles. Used of polygons.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Having faces that are congruent regular polygons and congruent polyhedral angles. Used of polyhedrons.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Belonging to or constituting the permanent army of a nation.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

(Ecclesiastical) A member of the clergy or of a religious order.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

A soldier belonging to a regular army.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

A dependable loyal person
One of the party regulars.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

A clothing size designed for persons of average height.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

A habitual customer.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

With constant frequency or pattern.
We regularly buy lottery tickets from the corner store.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Normally; ordinarily.
Noemi decided to dress regularly for the party, instead of going for an outrageous outfit.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

In a regular manner; in uniform order; methodically; in due order or time.
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

In a regular manner;
Letters arrived regularly from his children
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

Having a regular form;
Regularly shaped objects
Sep 02, 2022

Regularly

In a regular way without variation;
Try to breathe evenly
Sep 02, 2022

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