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Webster 1913 Edition


Monthly

Month′ly

,
Adj.
1.
Continued a month, or a performed in a month;
as, the
monthly
revolution of the moon
.
2.
Done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month;
as, a
monthly
visit;
monthly
charges; a
monthly
installment; a
monthly
magazine.
Monthly nurse
,
a nurse who serves for a month or some short time, esp. one which attends women after childbirth.

Month′ly

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Monthlies
.
A publication which appears regularly once a month.

Month′ly

,
adv.
1.
Once a month; in every month;
as, the moon changes
monthly
.
Shak.
2.
As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic.
[Obs.]
Middleton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Monthly

MONTHLY

,
Adj.
Continued a month or performed in a month; as the monthly revolution of the moon.
1.
Done or happening once a month, or every month; as the monthly concert of prayer; a monthly visit.

MONTHLY

,
adv.
Once a month; in every month. The moon changes monthly.
1.
As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic. [Not used.]

Definition 2022


monthly

monthly

English

Adjective

monthly (comparative more monthly, superlative most monthly)

  1. Occurring every month.

Translations

Adverb

monthly (not comparable)

  1. Occurring every month.

Translations

Noun

monthly (plural monthlies)

  1. A publication that is published once a month.
    • 2009, January 5, “Stephanie Clifford”, in Prominent Magazines Lose Weight, Shedding Nearly Half Their Ads:
      Of the 10 monthlies with the worst declines in January, four were Condé Nast magazines: Wired, Architectural Digest, Vogue and Lucky.
  2. (euphemistic) The menstrual period.

Translations

Synonyms

  • every month, each month, mensually

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