Definitions for usually

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word usually

Princeton's WordNet

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

    under normal conditions

    "usually she was late"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. usually(adverb)ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəl

    in a way that is normal or typical of what mostly happens

    She usually calls us first.; I don't usually take a shower at night.


  1. usually(Adverb)

    Most of the time; less than always, but more than occasionally.

    Except for one or two days a year, he usually walks to work.

  2. usually(Adverb)

    Under normal conditions.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usually' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #492

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usually' in Written Corpus Frequency: #594

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usually' in Adverbs Frequency: #69

Translations for usually

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


on most occasions

We are usually at home in the evenings; Usually we finish work at 5 o'clock.

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