Common and Frequent


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Common adjective – Often observed or encountered.
Usage example: horse ranches are a common sight in that part of the state

Frequent is a synonym for common in usual topic. In some cases you can use "Frequent" instead the word "Common" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like average. popular alternative
Nearby Words: commonplace, commonly, commons, commonality, commonness
Synonyms for Common


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Frequent adjective – Often observed or encountered.
Usage example: finches are frequent sights in this part of the country

Common is a synonym for frequent in usual topic. You can use "Common" instead the word "Frequent" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as customary, habitual. popular alternative
Nearby Words: frequently, frequency, frequenter, frequented, frequenting
Synonyms for Frequent

Things that words describes

occurrence common occurrence frequent occurrence
reaction common reaction frequent reaction
complaint common complaint frequent complaint
character common character frequent character
Other nouns: feature, problem, plot, use, way, example, cause, theme, variation, sight, usage, joke, criticism, subversion, version, source, gag, target, enemy, tactic, enemies, examples.

Both words in one sentence

  • Bilingual Dialogue Frequent in Servant Of The People where conversations in Russian on one side and Ukrainian on another are common, and flow perfectly thanks to the two languages being very similar.
  • In reality, the most common sort of evidence suppressed is drugs, followed by contraband handguns; suppression in drug cases is relatively frequent, but even then it isn't that common.
  • While Christmas is, naturally, the most common venue for this trope, Thanksgiving is also a frequent target in the US.
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