Irregular and Regular


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Irregular adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: it was a bank customer's slightly irregular behavior that made people suspicious

Regular is an antonym for irregular in topics: uneven, unofficial, abnormal, bumpy, random.
Nearby Words: irregularity, irregularly
Antonyms for Irregular


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Regular adjective – Appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time.
Usage example: what with one or another of our pets having problems, we've been regular visitors at the animal hospital

Irregular is an antonym for regular in topics: normal, even, methodical, orderly.
Nearby Words: regularised, regularly, regularize, regularise, regularity
Antonyms for Regular
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Things that words describes

play irregular play regular play
basis irregular basis regular basis
series irregular series regular series
army irregular army regular army
Other nouns: way, troops, schedule, soldier, attacks, forces, units, intervals, updates, episodes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Command & Conquer: Red Alert Compare that to the Allies, whose regular and irregular forces number about 5 million total.
  • State Sec Compare this to the setting's Allies, whose military strength (regular and irregular forces), is about 5 million total at the game's beginning.
    Source: State Sec
  • Kill It with Fire: Previous versions of PR had Molotov cocktails as weapons for some of the irregular factions, while the regular factions used thermite incendiary grenades.
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