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A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.
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  1. A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.
  2. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
  3. Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular
Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
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  1. Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
  2. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  3. Affecting or characteristic of the majority of those involved; prevalent:
Habitual or regular:
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  1. Habitual or regular:
  2. Constant; habitual
  3. Occurring or appearing quite often or at close intervals:
Accustomed; usual:
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  1. Accustomed; usual:
  2. Customary; habitual
  3. Accustomed; habituated
Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
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  1. Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
  2. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
  3. Customary; usual; characteristic
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
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  1. In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
  2. Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.
  3. Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.
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  1. Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.
  2. Having no special quality; ordinary:
  3. Having the nature of, using, or by routine
(Med., Psychol.) Free from disease, disorder, or malformation; specif., average in intelligence or development
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  1. (Med., Psychol.) Free from disease, disorder, or malformation; specif., average in intelligence or development
  2. Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular
  3. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
Represented, as in a work of art, in simplified or abstract form.
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  1. Represented, as in a work of art, in simplified or abstract form.
  2. Based on or in accordance with general agreement, use, or practice; customary:
  3. Depending on or conforming to formal or accepted standards or rules rather than nature; not natural, original, or spontaneous
Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
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  1. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  2. A number, especially the arithmetic mean, that is derived from and considered typical or representative of a set of numbers.
  3. Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
Widespread; prevalent:
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  1. Widespread; prevalent:
  2. Widely existing; general; prevalent
  3. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Uninteresting; unremarkable:
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  1. Uninteresting; unremarkable:
  2. Neither new nor interesting; obvious or ordinary
  3. Ordinary; common:
Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
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  1. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  2. Existing or occurring extensively; common; widespread
  3. Being usually the case; true or applicable in most instances but not all:
Relating to or characterized by average intelligence or development.
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  1. Relating to or characterized by average intelligence or development.
  2. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
  3. Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular
(Law) Having direct authority to decide a case, rather than being delegated that power, as a judge.
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  1. (Law) Having direct authority to decide a case, rather than being delegated that power, as a judge.
  2. Occurring in the usual course of events; usual and normal.
  3. Familiar; unexceptional; common; average
Conforming with what usually happens:
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  1. Conforming with what usually happens:
  2. Of the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type; emblematic.
  3. Having or showing the characteristics, qualities, etc. of a kind, class, or group so fully as to be a representative example
Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
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  1. Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
  2. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
  3. Customary; usual; characteristic
Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.
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  1. Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.
  2. In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
  3. Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
(Grammar) Designating an action or state that lasts for or is repeated over an extended duration, expressed in English by such means as the simple present tense ( She works downtown ) and the phrase used to ( A factory used to be located at that intersection ).
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  1. (Grammar) Designating an action or state that lasts for or is repeated over an extended duration, expressed in English by such means as the simple present tense ( She works downtown ) and the phrase used to ( A factory used to be located at that intersection ).
  2. Formed or acquired by continual use; done by habit or fixed as a habit; customary
  3. Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.
Having all sides or faces equal. For example, a square is a regular polygon, and a cube is a regular polyhedron.
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  1. Having all sides or faces equal. For example, a square is a regular polygon, and a cube is a regular polyhedron.
  2. Occurring at fixed intervals; periodic:
  3. Well-ordered; methodical:
Accustomed; usual:
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  1. Accustomed; usual:
  2. Accustomed; habituated
  3. Customary; habitual
A trite or obvious remark; truism; platitude
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  1. A trite or obvious remark; truism; platitude
  2. (Obs.) A passage marked for reference or included in a commonplace book
  3. Anything common or ordinary
A pattern of behavior considered acceptable or proper by a social group:
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  1. A pattern of behavior considered acceptable or proper by a social group:
  2. A standard or expectation that is established for a given enterprise or effort:
  3. A standard of conduct that should or must be followed
A cleric, such as the residential bishop of a diocese, with ordinary jurisdiction over a specified territory.
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  1. A cleric, such as the residential bishop of a diocese, with ordinary jurisdiction over a specified territory.
  2. (Law) A judge with direct authority as opposed to delegated authority to decide a case.
  3. The usual or normal condition or course of events:
A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
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  1. A generalized statement that describes what is true in most or all cases:
  2. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency. An established or prescribed standard for action; an authoritative principal; the general norm for conduct in a specific kind of situation; a principle, standard, or regulation that governs the internal workings of a court or an agency.
  3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:

Synonym Study

  • Accustomed is equivalent to customary but suggests less strongly a settled custom he sat in his accustomed place
  • Wonted is a somewhat literary equivalent for customary or habitual according to their wonted manner
  • Habitual implies a fixed practice as the result of habit her habitual tardiness
  • Customary refers to that which accords with the usual practices of some individual or with the prevailing customs of some group his customary mid-morning coffee, it is customary to tip a waiter
  • Usual applies to that which past experience has shown to be the normal, common, hence expected thing the usual results, price, answer, etc.
Find another word for usual. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for usual, like: normal, general, frequent, wonted, accustomed, customary, routine, normal, conventional, common and natural.