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Patron vs. Regular

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Patronnoun

One who protects or supports; a defender or advocate.

Regularadjective

(Christianity) Bound by religious rule; belonging to a monastic or religious order (often as opposed to secular).

‘regular clergy, in distinction from the secular clergy’;

Patronnoun

A guardian; nocap=1.

‘St. Joseph is the patron of many different places.’;

Regularadjective

Having a constant pattern; showing evenness of form or appearance.

Patronnoun

An influential, wealthy person who supported an artist, craftsman, a scholar or a noble.

Regularadjective

Both equilateral and equiangular; having all sides of the same length, and all (corresponding) angles of the same size

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Patronnoun

A regular customer, as of a certain store or restaurant.

‘This car park is for patrons only.’;

Regularadjective

Whose faces are all congruent regular polygons, equally inclined to each other.

Patronnoun

A protector of a dependent, especially a master who had freed a slave but still retained some paternal rights.

Regularadjective

Demonstrating a consistent set of rules; showing order, evenness of operation or occurrence.

Patronnoun

One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.

Regularadjective

Well-behaved, orderly; restrained (of a lifestyle etc.).

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Patronnoun

(nautical) A padrone.

Regularadjective

Happening at constant (especially short) intervals.

‘He made regular visits to go see his mother.’;

Patronnoun

A property owner, a landlord, a master. patroon.}}

Regularadjective

Following a set or common pattern; according to the normal rules of a given language.

‘"Walked" is the past tense of the regular verb "to walk".’;

Patronverb

To be a patron of; to patronize; to favour.

Regularadjective

Having the expected characteristics or appearances; normal, ordinary, standard.

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Patronverb

To treat as a patron.

Regularadjective

Permanently organised; being part of a set professional body of troops.

Patronnoun

One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender.

Regularadjective

Having bowel movements or menstrual periods at constant intervals in the expected way.

‘Maintaining a high-fibre diet keeps you regular.’;

Patronnoun

A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him.

‘Let him who works the client wrongBeware the patron's ire.’;

Regularadjective

(colloquial) Exemplary; excellent example of; utter, downright.

‘a regular genius; a regular John Bull’;

Patronnoun

One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art.

Regularadjective

Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape.

‘a regular flower; a regular sea urchin’;

Patronnoun

One who has gift and disposition of a benefice.

Regularadjective

(crystallography) Isometric.

Patronnoun

A guardian saint. - called also patron saint.

Regularadjective

(snowboarding) Riding with the left foot forward.

Patronnoun

See Padrone, 2.

Regularadjective

Such that every set in its domain is both outer regular and inner regular.

Patronverb

To be a patron of; to patronize; to favor.

Regularadverb

Regularly, on a regular basis.

Patronadjective

Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary.

Regularnoun

A member of the British Army (as opposed to a member of the Territorial Army or Reserve).

Patronnoun

a regular customer

Regularnoun

A frequent, routine visitor to an establishment.

‘Bartenders usually know their regulars by name.’;

Patronnoun

the proprietor of an inn

Regularnoun

A frequent customer, client or business partner.

‘This gentleman was one of the architect's regulars.’;

Patronnoun

someone who supports or champions something

Regularnoun

(Canada) A coffee with one cream and one sugar.

Patronnoun

a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, or cause

‘a celebrated patron of the arts’;

Regularnoun

Anything that is normal or standard.

Patronnoun

a distinguished person who takes an honorary position in a charity

‘the Mental Health Foundation, of which Her Royal Highness is Patron’;

Regularnoun

A member of a religious order who has taken the three ordinary vows.

Patronnoun

a customer of a shop, restaurant, etc., especially a regular one

‘we surveyed the plushness of the hotel and its sleek, well-dressed patrons’;

Regularnoun

A number for each year, giving, added to the concurrents, the number of the day of the week on which the Paschal full moon falls.

Patronnoun

a patrician in relation to a client.

Regularnoun

A fixed number for each month serving to ascertain the day of the week, or the age of the moon, on the first day of any month.

Patronnoun

the former owner and (frequently) protector of a freed slave.

Regularadjective

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.

Patronnoun

a person or institution with the right to grant a benefice to a member of the clergy.

Regularadjective

Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits.

Regularadjective

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.

Regularadjective

Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.

Regularadjective

Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug.

Regularadjective

Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.

Regularadjective

Same as Isometric.

Regularnoun

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.

Regularnoun

A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; - chiefly used in the plural.

Regularnoun

a regular patron;

‘an habitue of the racetrack’; ‘a bum who is a Central Park fixture’;

Regularnoun

a soldier in the regular army

Regularnoun

a dependable follower (especially in party politics);

‘he is one of the party regulars’;

Regularnoun

a garment size for persons of average height and weight

Regularadjective

in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle;

‘his regular calls on his customers’; ‘regular meals’; ‘regular duties’;

Regularadjective

often used as intensifiers;

‘a regular morass of details’; ‘a regular nincompoop’; ‘he's a veritable swine’;

Regularadjective

conforming to a standard or pattern;

‘following the regular procedure of the legislature’; ‘a regular electrical outlet’;

Regularadjective

(of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula

Regularadjective

regularly scheduled for fixed times;

‘at a regular meeting of the PTA’; ‘regular bus departures’;

Regularadjective

in accord with regular practice or procedure;

‘took his regular morning walk’; ‘her regular bedtime’;

Regularadjective

occurring at fixed intervals;

‘a regular beat’; ‘the even rhythm of his breathing’;

Regularadjective

relating to a person who does something regularly;

‘a regular customer’; ‘a steady drinker’;

Regularadjective

(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces;

‘the regular army’;

Regularadjective

not constipated

Regularadjective

symmetrically arranged;

‘even features’; ‘regular features’; ‘a regular polygon’;

Regularadjective

not deviating from what is normal;

‘her regular bedtime’;

Regularadjective

officially full-time;

‘regular students’;

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