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Definitions for originally
əˈrɪdʒ ə nl iorig·i·nal·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. originallyadverb

    in an original manner

  2. primitively, originally, in the beginningadverb

    with reference to the origin or beginning

  3. in the first place, earlier, in the beginning, to begin with, originallyadverb

    before now

    "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"

Wiktionary

  1. originallyadverb

    As it was in the beginning.

Freebase

  1. Originally

    Originally is a 1956 LP release by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers for Columbia records. Though recorded in 1956, it was not printed until decades later. It features recordings from separate dates with different musicians, including trumpeter Donald Byrd, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Horace Silver, bassist Doug Watkins, alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, and trumpeter Bill Hardman.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'originally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2372

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'originally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2073

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'originally' in Adverbs Frequency: #183

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of originally in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of originally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of originally in a Sentence

  1. Dave Player:

    Originally it was just for injured troops but I get enquiries all day, every day, from disabled people saying 'how can I get into motorsport?', so last year we decided to open up our doors to everybody. Anybody with a disability that ticks the right boxes can be eligible to join our race team.

  2. Frank Marshall:

    It’s not a fun fact but we originally went to scout New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina, and then when the Hurricane hit [ in 2005 ] the studio wanted us to move and shoot somewhere else because the entire infrastructure of the city was pretty much destroyed.

  3. Michelle Christensen:

    After we took on the project, we had a big powertrain overhaul halfway through the development, originally, the concept had a transverse-mounted, naturally aspirated V6. Then the team decided, ‘ It’s the NSX – that’s not good enough. ’.

  4. Sirine Shebaya:

    In June, when this started to happen and reports started coming out that people were sick with Covid... what they originally said is this is just the transfers, and then eventually they started testing and realized' oh, it's everywhere.'.

  5. Passenger Steven Lau:

    ( I) feel partly relieved to be on a new plane, but the crew is still loading bags and preparing the aircraft, so not certain when we'll actually take off, it's nearing 24 hours since we originally took off from Newark, so we're all feeling restless and frustrated. I'm just ready to be off the plane and finished with this experience.

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