Definitions for ordinarilyˌɔr dnˈɛər ə li, ˈɔr dnˌɛr ə li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•di•nar•i•lyˌɔr dnˈɛər ə li, ˈɔr dnˌɛr ə li(adv.)

  1. most of the time; generally; usually.

  2. in an unexceptional manner or fashion; modestly.

  3. to the usual extent; reasonably.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. normally, usually, unremarkably, commonly, ordinarily(adverb)

    under normal conditions

    "usually she was late"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ordinarily(adverb)ˌɔr dnˈɛər ə li, ˈɔr dnˌɛr ə li


    I don't ordinarily read crime novels, but this is good.


  1. ordinarily(Adverb)

    In accordance with normal custom or routine; as a matter of established occurrence.

  2. ordinarily(Adverb)

    Usually or as a general rule; commonly.

  3. ordinarily(Adverb)

    In the usual manner; unexceptionally.

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