usually


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. 2013.

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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 */*/*/ — 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 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 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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


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