View synonyms for typically


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  1. in a way that serves as or conforms to a type:

    The study examines the eating patterns of both typically developing children and those who have intellectual or developmental delays.

  2. commonly or characteristically:

    A Florida thunderstorm typically works like this: lightning and thunder, torrential rain, gusty winds, and then it’s all over in about 5 to 10 minutes.

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Other Words From

  • non·typ·i·cal·ly adverb
  • qua·si-typ·i·cal·ly adverb
  • un·typ·i·cal·ly adverb

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The monkeys in the control group enjoyed a typical lab life — housed in a cage with mom and siblings, plus plenty of water, food and toys.

Campfire flares, he explains, are a millionth to a billionth the size of typical solar flares.

While the street price on this card has steadily fallen over the past year, this discount is still about $9 off its typical going rate online, and it's within $2 of the lowest price we've seen for this variant.

This being 2020, of course, all the typical calendars have gone out the window, with tipoff moved from the originally scheduled date in May to July 25 and delayed roster building that will continue well into the season.

This is unlike how typical search engines work by mainly analyzing the text of the content.

Yes, we do typically do better than Europe (and Canada, too, which is frequently awful on this score).

As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.

The genetic material can grow quickly, but are typically riddled with errors or defects.

A woman typically starts her life with millions of eggs but only 400 or so will ever undergo ovulation.

But in more middle-class and working-class neighborhoods, sessions are typically a fourth of that price.

Rainfall typically is abundant and well-distributed throughout the year.

The village itself is commendably old-fashioned and typically English of the eighteenth century.

He had preserved a typically British aloofness during the voyage, and he had never spoken to her.

The country bordering Victoria Nyanza is typically tropical; the rainfall exceeds 60 in.

It occurred to Sylvia that but for his mustache his face would have been almost typically Indian.


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