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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: most common or expected; customary.
My backpack was in its usual place.
synonyms:
customary, habitual, normal, standard
antonyms:
unusual
similar words:
accustomed, common, conventional, current, everyday, familiar, general, natural, ordinary, orthodox, practical, regular, set, stock, traditional
definition 2: ordinary; normal; common.
Hurricanes are usual this time of year.
synonyms:
commonplace, everyday, ordinary
antonyms:
exceptional, odd, strange, unusual
similar words:
average, common, conventional, general, practical, stock
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is usual; something usual.
He comes into this diner every morning and orders the usual.
synonyms:
ordinary, routine
similar words:
average, convention, custom, habit, standard
derivations: usually (adv.), usualness (n.)
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  • usually:
    almost always.