Commonly

  • 1Commonly — Com mon*ly, adv. 1. Usually; generally; ordinarily; frequently; for the most part; as, confirmed habits commonly continue through life. [1913 Webster] 2. In common; familiarly. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2commonly — index as a rule, generally, invariably Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3commonly — c.1300, in a way common to all, also common to all; also usually, from COMMON (Cf. common) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4commonly — [adv] usually as a rule, by ordinary, frequently, generally, more often than not, ordinarily, regularly; concepts 530,541 Ant. uncommonly, unusually …

    New thesaurus

  • 5commonly — ► ADVERB ▪ very often; frequently …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6commonly — [käm′ən lē] adv. 1. in a common manner 2. in the usual course of events; ordinarily …

    English World dictionary

  • 7commonly — com|mon|ly W3 [ˈkɔmənli US ˈka: ] adv 1.) usually or by most people = ↑widely ▪ Sodium chloride is more commonly known as salt. ▪ a commonly used industrial chemical 2.) often, in many places, or in large numbers = ↑widely ▪ Lung cancer is the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8commonly — adv. Commonly is used with these adjectives: ↑available, ↑used Commonly is used with these verbs: ↑arise, ↑assume, ↑call, ↑cite, ↑employ, ↑encounter, ↑hold, ↑know, ↑mention …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9commonly — com|mon|ly [ kamənli ] adverb ** 1. ) usually or frequently: the method most commonly used by researchers 2. ) by most ordinary people: nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10commonly — adverb usually or by most people: commonly agreed principles | Sodium chloride is more commonly known as salt …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11commonly */*/ — UK [ˈkɒmənlɪ] / US [ˈkɑmənlɪ] adverb 1) usually or frequently the method most commonly used by researchers 2) by most ordinary people nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas …

    English dictionary

  • 12commonly — adverb see common I …

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  • 13commonly — /kom euhn lee/, adv. 1. usually; generally; ordinarily. 2. in a common manner. [1250 1300; ME communeli(che). See COMMON, LY] Syn. 1. normally, customarily, routinely. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14commonly — adverb as a rule; frequently; usually …

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  • 15commonly — Synonyms and related words: again and again, all in all, all things considered, altogether, as a rule, as a whole, as an approximation, as per usual, as things go, as usual, at large, banally, basely, broadly, broadly speaking, by and large,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16commonly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. usually, ordinarily, generally; see regularly 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. usually, as a rule, generally, regularly, routinely, normally, ordinarily, on average, habitually. ANT.: rarely, seldom, *once in a… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17commonly — adv. == all in common, universally. Fall and P. 46 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 18commonly — com·mon·ly || kÉ’mÉ™nlɪ adv. usually; prevalently …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19commonly — adverb very often; frequently …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20commonly — adv 1. without distinction, without originality, tritely, without inspiration, lacking spirit, indifferently, indiscriminately, without thought or effort, Sl. without a brain cell ticking; tolerably, ineffectually, perfunctorily, carelessly,… …

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