What is another word for semimonthly?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛmɪmˌʌnθli] (IPA)

Semimonthly is a term used to describe an event or occurrence that happens every two weeks. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe this frequency including fortnightly, biweekly, and bimonthly. Fortnightly is a term that comes from the Old English term "feowertyne niht" meaning fourteen nights and is commonly used in the UK. Biweekly and bimonthly are often used interchangeably but can refer to either every two weeks or twice a month respectively. Other synonyms for semimonthly include semiweekly, bi-monthly, and semi-monthly. Each of these terms can be used to describe a regular occurrence that takes place twice a month or every two weeks.

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What are the opposite words for semimonthly?

The antonyms for the word "semimonthly" are "daily" and "weekly". While semimonthly refers to something that occurs twice a month, daily refers to something that happens every day and weekly means something that happens once a week. Another antonym for semimonthly is "monthly", which represents something that happens once a month. Using the right antonym is important to convey the exact meaning in a sentence or context. Hence, it is important to choose the right word based on the frequency of the event or action being described.

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Usage examples for Semimonthly

In these days Martha's coming marked a semimonthly event in the home, for since completing her course at the high school she had been teaching in the city.
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Payne Erskine
Growing out of these monthly, semimonthly, weekly, biweekly, and triweekly markets, as one sees them in the Philippines, is a still higher form of commerce carried on very largely by sale, but not entirely so.
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Albert Ernest Jenks
During the past year there have been employed, under contracts with the Post-Office Department, two ocean steamers in conveying the mails monthly between New York and Bremen, and one, since October last, performing semimonthly service between Charleston and Havana; and a contract has been made for the transportation of the Pacific mails across the Isthmus from Chagres to Panama.
"Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present"

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