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

Origin of normally

First recorded in 1590–1600; normal + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for normally

regularly, typically, ordinarily, commonly, habitually

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

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

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