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.
Origin: From usuel, from usualis, from usus, from past participle stem of uti.
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.]
British National Corpus
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
The numerical value of usual in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of usual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2