normally

[ nawr-muh-lee ]
/ ˈnɔr mə li /

adverb

in a normal or regular way: The wound is healing normally.
according to rule, general custom, etc.; as a rule; ordinarily; usually.

Nearby words

  1. normalcy,
  2. normality,
  3. normalization,
  4. normalize,
  5. normalizer,
  6. norman,
  7. norman arch,
  8. norman conquest,
  9. norman dynasty,
  10. norman english

Origin of normally

First recorded in 1590–1600; normal + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for normally

normally

/ (ˈnɔːməlɪ) /

adverb

as a rule; usually; ordinarily
in a normal manner
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Word Origin and History for normally

normally

adv.

1590s, "regularly," from normal + -ly (2). Meaning "under ordinary conditions" is from 1853.

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