usual

[yoo-zhoo-uhl, yoozh-wuhl]
adjective
1.
habitual or customary: her usual skill.
2.
commonly met with or observed in experience; ordinary: the usual January weather.
3.
commonplace; everyday: He says the usual things.
noun
4.
something that is usual: He could expect only the usual.
Idioms
5.
as usual, in the customary or usual manner: As usual, he forgot my birthday.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin ūsuālis, equivalent to Latin ūsu-, stem of ūsus use (see use (noun)) + -ālis -al1; compare Old French usuel

usually, adverb
usualness, noun


1. accustomed. Usual, customary, habitual refer to a settled and constant practice. Usual indicates something that is to be expected by reason of previous experience, which shows it to occur more often than not: There were the usual crowds at the celebration. Something that is customary is in accordance with prevailing usage or individual practice: It is customary to finish up with a bonfire. That which is habitual has become settled or constant as the result of habit on the part of the individual: The merchants wore habitual smiles throughout the season. 2. general, prevailing, prevalent, familiar, regular. 3. expected, predictable.
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usual (ˈjuːʒʊəl)
 
adj
1.  of the most normal, frequent, or regular type; customary: that's the usual sort of application to send
 
n
2.  ordinary or commonplace events (esp in the phrase out of the usual)
3.  informal the usual the habitual or usual drink, meal, etc
 
[C14: from Late Latin ūsuālis ordinary, from Latin ūsususe]
 
'usualness
 
n

usually (ˈjuːʒʊəlɪ)
 
adv
customarily; at most times; in the ordinary course of events

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usual
late 14c., from O.Fr. usuel (late 13c.), from L.L. usualis "ordinary," from L. usus "custom" (see use). The adv. form usually is attested from late 15c. The usual suspects is from a line delivered by Claude Rains (as a French police inspector) in "Casablanca" (1942).
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Example sentences for usually
Amputation involves cutting off a body part, usually a limb or digit.
Runner an above ground stem usually rooting and producing new plants at the
  nodes.
They are usually the first announcements for success in learning.
Airsickness is usually a combination of spatial disorientation, nausea and
  vomiting.
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