ordinarily

ordinarily
[[t]ɔ͟ː(r)dɪnərəli, AM -ne̱rɪli[/t]]
ADV: usu ADV with cl, also ADV adj, ADV before v
If you say what is ordinarily the case, you are saying what is normally the case.

The streets would ordinarily have been full of people. There was no one...

Similar arrangements apply to students who are ordinarily resident in Scotland.

...places where the patient does not ordinarily go.

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  • Ordinarily — Or di*na*ri*ly, adv. According to established rules or settled method; as a rule; commonly; usually; in most cases; as, a winter more than ordinarily severe. [1913 Webster] Those who ordinarily pride themselves not a little upon their penetration …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ordinarily — index as a rule, generally, invariably Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ordinarily — [adv] usually as a rule, commonly, customarily, frequently, generally, habitually, in general, normally, regularly; concept 530 Ant. infrequently, rarely, sometimes …   New thesaurus

  • ordinarily — [ôrd΄ n er′ə lē] adv. 1. usually; as a rule 2. in an ordinary manner or to an ordinary degree …   English World dictionary

  • ordinarily — /awr dn air euh lee, awr dn er euh lee/, adv. 1. most of the time; generally; usually: Ordinarily he wakes at seven. 2. in an unexceptional manner or fashion; modestly: a wealthy child who was dressed ordinarily. 3. to the usual extent;… …   Universalium

  • ordinarily — adverb 1 (sentence adverb) usually: Ordinarily, the process of buying clothes irritates me. | It is ordinarily possible to predict the results with some accuracy. 2 in an ordinary or normal way: He was walking along quite ordinarily …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ordinarily — or|di|na|ri|ly [ˈo:dənərıli, ˌo:dənˈeərıli US ˌo:rdənˈerıli] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] usually ▪ Ordinarily, he didn t like to go to the movies. ▪ This is not the price at which the CD is ordinarily sold. 2.) in an ordinary or normal way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ordinarily — or|di|nar|i|ly [ ɔrdn,erəli, ,ɔrdn erəli ] adverb in normal situations: NORMALLY: Ordinarily I wouldn t pay that price for a picture. I m ordinarily gone by this time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ordinarily — UK [ˈɔː(r)d(ə)n(ə)rəlɪ] / UK [ˌɔː(r)d(ə)nˈerəlɪ] / US [ˈɔrd(ə)nˌerəlɪ] / US [ˌɔrd(ə)nˈerəlɪ] adverb 1) in normal situations Ordinarily I wouldn t pay that sort of price for a picture. 2) British in an ordinary way She was dressed very ordinarily …   English dictionary

  • ordinarily — adverb he ordinarily worked from home Syn: usually, normally, as a (general) rule, generally, in general, for the most part, mainly, mostly, most of the time, typically, habitually, commonly, routinely …   Thesaurus of popular words

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