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Regular

Customary; usual; with no unexpected or unusual variations; in conformity with ordinary practice.

An individual's regular course of business, for example, is the occupation in which that person is normally engaged to gain a livelihood.

regular

(Conventional), adjective according to rule, accustomed, average, classic, common, commonplace, conformable, consuetudinal, consuetudinary, conventional, customary, everyday, expected, familiar, general, habitual, iustus, natural, normal, ordinarius, ordinary, popular, prevailing, prevalent, routine, run of the mill, stock, traditional, typical, unchanged, undeviating, unexceptional, usual, wonted, workaday
Associated concepts: regular employment, regular interest

regular

(Orderly), adjective balanced, certus, controlled, cyclic, established, even, fixed, invariable, measured, methodical, patterned, periodic, periodical, recurring, regulated, rhythmic, seasonal, stable, steady, successive, symmetrical, systematic, uniform, unvarying, well-regulated
Associated concepts: presumption of regularity, regular course of business, regular election
See also: accustomed, chronic, connected, consistent, constant, continual, conventional, current, customary, daily, familiar, general, habitual, household, mundane, natural, ordinary, periodic, prevailing, prevalent, punctual, repeated, routine, systematic, traditional, typical, uniform, usual
References in classic literature ?
While the regular and trained hirelings of the king marched with haughtiness to the right of the line, the less pretending colonists took their humbler position on its left, with a docility that long practice had rendered easy.
As in a dream I passed hundreds of regular soldiers drifting along in the opposite direction, and many policemen, with their families, organized in large groups for mutual protection.
The battle was fought and won, and the whole baggage, artillery, and military stores of the regular army remained a possession of the victors.
At the next regular meal when Tildy set food before customers with whom she had acquaintance she said to each of them modestly, as one whose merit needed no bolstering:
He listened and could tell by the continued heavy and regular breathing of his chum that Tom was still asleep.
I will take you at the regular pace, gentlemen; shillings don't pay for putting on the steam like that.
I mean he goes to our church regular when he's in Sheffield.
with the regular expenses of his rapidly growing family.
War between the States, in the first period of their separate existence, would be accompanied with much greater distresses than it commonly is in those countries where regular military establishments have long obtained.
The proceedings under Lycurgus were less regular; but as far as the advocates for a regular reform could prevail, they all turned their eyes towards the single efforts of that celebrated patriot and sage, instead of seeking to bring about a revolution by the intervention of a deliberative body of citizens.
After a strict examination conducted by the Sanitary and Social Board, the infant, if certified as Regular, is with solemn ceremonial admitted into the class of Equilaterals.
When he chose to take a walk it was with a regular step in the entrance hall with its mosaic flooring, or in the circular gallery with its dome supported by twenty red porphyry Ionic columns, and illumined by blue painted windows.