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Definitions for naturally
ˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl linat·u·ral·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naturally, of course, courseadverb

    as might be expected

    "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"

  2. naturallyadverb

    according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help

    "naturally grown flowers"

  3. naturally, by natureadverb

    through inherent nature

    "he was naturally lazy"

  4. naturallyadverb

    in a natural or normal manner

    "speak naturally and easily"

Wiktionary

  1. naturallyadverb

    In a natural manner.

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

  2. naturallyadverb

    Inherently or by nature.

    Boys are naturally aggressive.

  3. naturallyadverb

    Surely or without any doubt.

    I shall naturally protest at that decision.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Naturallyadverb

    Etymology: from natural.

    Our sovereign good is desired naturally; God, the author of that natural desire, hath appointed natural means whereby to fulfil it; but man having utterly disabled his nature unto these means, hath had other revealed, and hath received from heaven a law to teach him, how that which is desired naturally, must now supernaturally be attained. Richard Hooker.

    If sense be not certain in the reports it makes of things to the mind, there can be naturally no such thing as certainty or knowledge. Robert South, Sermons.

    That part
    Was aptly fitted, and naturally perform’d. William Shakespeare.

    This answers fitly and naturally to the place of the abyss before the deluge, inclos’d within the vault of the earth. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

    The thoughts are to be measured only by their propriety; that is, as they flow more or less naturally from the persons and occasions. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naturallyadverb

    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".

Editors Contribution

  1. naturallyadverb

    In a natural manner.

    The loving hugs came naturally to her and him, they were so beautiful together, their wedding was a joy to witness.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naturally in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naturally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of naturally in a Sentence

  1. Sarit Marcus:

    Even prior to the pandemic, working remotely was becoming more commonplace. The pandemic helped escalate this rising trend to create a major shift in how and where people work. While many typical home floor plans include one home office, most households have two working adults and therefore the demand for two home offices has naturally grown in recent years.

  2. Le Sommer:

    I knew it was hard for her, i know Wendie well, and I know how much she can give us. She came up to me completely naturally and thanked me and I just said No.

  3. Jane Greer:

    Laughing at and appreciating the same comedy is the emotional oil to grease the wheels of a relationship to keep it moving forward, it gives each of you the resilience you need to laugh off the petty and irrelevant things that naturally build up in life and offers more chances to bond intimately on a regular basis.

  4. Joe DeRupo:

    Coffee is loaded with antioxidants, many are naturally occurring antioxidants found in the coffee bean, while others are created during the roasting process. It's these compounds that science links with positive effects in reducing the risk of several diseases.

  5. Wang Yi:

    Justice naturally inhabits people's heart and truth will prevail in the end.

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