HyperDic: usual

English > 2 senses of the word usual:
ADJECTIVEallusualoccurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure
allusual, commoncommonly encountered
usual > pronunciation
Soundsyuw'zhahwahl; yuw'zhuwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > usual: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOccurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure.
Examples
  • "grew the usual vegetables"
  • "the usual summer heat"
  • "came at the usual time"
  • "the child's usual bedtime"
Attribute ofusualnesscommonness by virtue of not being unusual
Narroweraccustomed, customary, habitual, wontedcommonly used or practiced
chronic, inveteratehabitual
regularIn accord / accord with regular practice or procedure
See alsocommonHaving no special distinction or quality
ordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
Oppositeunusualnot usual or common or ordinary
Spanishcomún, habitual, normal, usual
Catalancomú, habitual, normal, usual
Nounsusualnesscommonness by virtue of not being unusual
Adverbsusuallyunder normal conditions
English > usual: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcommonly encountered.
Example "the usual greeting"
Synonymcommon
BroaderfamiliarWithin normal everyday experience
Spanishcomún
Nounsusualnesscommonness by virtue of not being unusual

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