Definitions for naturallyˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nat•u•ral•lyˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li(adv.)

  1. in a natural or normal manner.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. by nature; innately or inherently.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. of course; as would be expected; needless to say.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of naturally:

1400–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. naturally, of course, course(adverb)

    as might be expected

    "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"

  2. naturally(adverb)

    according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help

    "naturally grown flowers"

  3. naturally, by nature(adverb)

    through inherent nature

    "he was naturally lazy"

  4. naturally(adverb)

    in a natural or normal manner

    "speak naturally and easily"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. naturally(adverb)ˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li

    in a way that is natural

    a naturally produced chemical; She spoke naturally and with confidence.

  2. naturallyˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li

    in a way that is normal or expected

    Naturally, she will be the one to announce the winner.

  3. naturallyˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li

    to be easy for sb to do

    Making friends comes naturally to her.

Wiktionary

  1. naturally(Adverb)

    In a natural manner.

    Although he was unused to the situation, he tried to act naturally.

  2. naturally(Adverb)

    Inherently or by nature.

    Boys are naturally aggressive.

  3. naturally(Adverb)

    Surely or without any doubt.

    I shall naturally protest at that decision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naturally(adverb)

    in a natural manner or way; according to the usual course of things; spontaneously

Freebase

  1. Naturally

    Naturally is the fifth album by American rock band Three Dog Night, released in 1970. It produced two top ten hits: "Joy to the World" and "Liar". "One Man Band" reached the top 20. The only original by the band is the instrumental "Fire Eater".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naturally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2405

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naturally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3231

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naturally' in Adverbs Frequency: #195


Translations for naturally

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

naturally(adverb)

of course; as one would expect

Naturally I didn't want to risk missing the train.

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