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usual

u·su·al

usual

 
pronunciation:
yu zhu l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: encountered, experienced, used, or happening in most instances; customary.
his usual work habits
synonyms:
customary, habitual, normal, routine, standard, typical
antonyms:
singular, unusual
similar words:
accustomed, common, conventional, current, everyday, familiar, general, natural, ordinary, orthodox, practical, prevailing, regular, set, stock, time-honored, traditional
definition 2: ordinary; commonplace.
synonyms:
commonplace, everyday, habitual, ordinary
antonyms:
exceptional, odd, singular, strange, unusual
similar words:
average, cliché, common, conventional, garden-variety, general, hackneyed, humdrum, mundane, practical, quotidian, routine, run-of-the-mill, stock, trite, typical, workaday
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is usual; something usual.
synonyms:
ordinary, routine
similar words:
average, commonplace, convention, custom, habit, humdrum, norm, standard
derivations: usually (adv.), usualness (n.)
Word Builder: usual +
  • usually:
    almost always.