What does Usual mean?
Definitions for Usual
ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəlusu·al
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Usual.
occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
"grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"
"a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"
That which most commonly occurs.
Etymology: From usuel, from usualis, from usus, from past participle stem of uti.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Common; frequent; customary; frequently occurring.
Etymology: usuel, Fr.
Consultation with oracles was a thing very usual and frequent in their times. Richard Hooker, b. i.
Could I the care of Providence deserve,
Heav’n must destroy me, if it would preserve:
And that’s my fate, or sure it would have sent
Some usual evil for my punishment. Dryden.
such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū′zhū-al, adj. in use: occurring in ordinary use: common.—adv. U′sually.—n. U′sualness. [L. usualis.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Usual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1615
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Usual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2689
Rank popularity for the word 'Usual' in Adjectives Frequency: #203
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The numerical value of Usual in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Usual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Usual in a Sentence
We'll go ahead anyway and we'll work as usual.
[L]ife shows no trend to complexity in the usual sense—only an asymmetrical expansion of diversity around a starting point constrained to be simple.”
I did what I needed to do against Brandt Snedeker on Thursday today. I felt like I played very solid tee to green and made a few birdies so that's nice, the match tomorrow, it's win or go home so it's back to the usual format and I'm looking forward to it.
They're counting the votes, but as usual, I think we have exceeded expectations, i always note that a lot of people didn't even think that I would still be standing at this point.
Due to slow and measured way of speaking, President Trump has a far lower total word count than usual for a politician ; 380 for this sample, where the average across all speakers is 486, additionally, President Trump has a tendency to swallow some of the prefixes and suffixes of President Trump words ; for example, the word ‘ incredible ’ in the phrase ‘ That's something. And I'm honored by your incredible support and grateful for your commitment to our shared cause ’ was rendered as ‘ credible,' Kofman went on to say. Nancy Pelosi came in last among the 15 politicians, with a 96.01 percent accuracy, according to Trint's findings. Kofman added that the accuracy can also be affected simply by recording quality – which has nothing to do with person’s speech patterns. For example, some errors occurred because the Trint system missed words that were spoken away from the microphone.
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Translations for Usual
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- عادي, معتادArabic
- usualCatalan, Valencian
- gewöhnlich, gewGerman
- habituel, habituelleFrench
- szokásos, rendesHungarian
- solito, consueto, usualeItalian
- いつもの, 通常Japanese
- 보통의, 보통Korean
- вообичаен, обиченMacedonian
- gewoon, gebruikelijkDutch
- uzual, ca de obicei, obișnuitRomanian
- обыкновенный, обычныйRussian
- уобѝча̄јен, uobìčājenSerbo-Croatian
- vanliga, vanligSwedish
- เช่นเคย, ธรรมดา, สามัญ, ตามปกติThai
- ہمیشہ کی طرحUrdu
- bình thường, thường lệVietnamese
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