Conformed to or made in accordance with a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, type, or principle, to a prescribed mode, or to established customary forms; normal: as, a regular epic poem; a regular verse in poetry; a regular plan; regular features; a regular building.Acting, proceeding, or going on by rule; governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in a course or practice; orderly; methodical; unvarying: as, regular in diet; regular in attendance on divine worship; the regular return of the seasons.Specifically, in law, conformable to law and the rules and practice of the court.In mathematics, governed by one law throughout.In grammar, adhering to the more common form in respect to inflectional terminations, as, in English, verbs forming their preterits and past participles by the addition of -d or -ed to the infinitive; as nouns forming their plurals with -s or -es; as the three conjugations of French verbs known as regular; and so on.Belonging to and subject to the rule of a monastic order; pertaining to a monastic order: as, regular clergy, in distinction from secular clergy.Specifically, in botany, having the members of each circle of floral organs (sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils) normally alike in form and size: properly restricted to symmetry of form, as distinguished from symmetry of number.In zoology, noting parts or organs which are symmetrically disposed. See Regularia.In music: Same as strict: as, regular form; a regular fugue, etc.Same as similar: as, regular motion.Milit., permanent; standing: opposed to volunteer: said of an army or of troops.In United States politics, of, pertaining to, or originating from the recognized agents or “machinery” of a party: as, a regular ticket.Thorough; out-and-out; perfect; complete: as, a regular humbug; a regular deception; a regular brick.A curve defined by the same equation or equations throughout.Synonyms Ordinary, etc. See normal.Systematic, uniform, periodic, settled, established, stated.n. A member of any duly constituted religious order which is bound by the three monastic vows.n. A soldier who belongs to a standing army, as opposed to a militiaman or volunteer; a professional soldier.n. In chronology: A number attached to each year such that added to the concurrents it gives the number of the day of the week on which the paschal full moon falls.