What does the word frequency mean?

Usage examples for frequency

  1. The frequency of crime among men, who, as the common saying is, know better, sufficiently proves, that some truths may be brought home to the conviction of the mind without always producing the proper effect upon the conduct. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  2. If certain events are repeated very often within our experience, if they have great positive frequency, we may observe them happening together more than once without concluding that the coincidence is more than fortuitous. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  3. But do you suppose that the frequency of pretty women in Hanbridge, Bursley, Knype, Longshaw and Turnhill makes them any the less remarked? – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett