- adverb used when describing what happens on most occasions or in most situations: I'm usually in bed by 11.30. | Women usually live longer than men.
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usually — index as a rule, generally, invariably Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
usually — (adv.) late 15c., from USUAL (Cf. usual) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
usually — [adv] for the most part as a rule, as is the custom, as is usual, as usual, by and large, commonly, consistently, customarily, frequently, generally, habitually, in the main, mainly, more often than not, mostly, most often, normally, now and… … New thesaurus
usually — [[t]ju͟ːʒuəli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV before v, ADV with cl/group If something usually happens, it is the thing that most often happens in a particular situation. The best information about hotels usually comes from friends and acquaintances who have … English dictionary
usually — u|su|al|ly W1S1 [ˈju:ʒuəli, ˈju:ʒəli] adv used to talk about what happens on most occasions or in most situations ▪ Women usually live longer than men. ▪ Usually I wear black, grey, or brown. ▪ The drive usually takes 15 or 20 minutes … Dictionary of contemporary English
usually — u|su|al|ly [ juʒuəli ] adverb *** used for saying what happens or what people do in most situations: What time do you usually go to bed? We don t usually see each other on the weekend. She s usually home by this time … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
usually */*/*/ — UK [ˈjuːʒʊəlɪ] / US [ˈjuʒuəlɪ] adverb used for saying what happens, or what people do in most situations What time do you usually go to bed? We don t usually see each other at weekends. She s usually home by this time … English dictionary
usually*/*/*/ — [ˈjuːʒʊəli] adv used for saying what happens in most situations, or what people do in most situations Syn: normally What time do you usually go to bed?[/ex] We don t usually see each other at weekends.[/ex] She s usually home by this time.[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
usually — adv. Usually is used with these adjectives: ↑fatal, ↑restricted, ↑tranquil Usually is used with these verbs: ↑appear, ↑assume, ↑consist, ↑employ, ↑entail, ↑exceed, ↑imply, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
usually — adverb /juːʒʊəli/ a) Most of the time; less than always, but more than occasionally. Except for one or two days a year, he usually walks to work. b) Under normal conditions. Syn: generally, mainly, commonly … Wiktionary