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Synonyms for usual
ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəlusu·al

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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  1. usualadjective

    Synonyms:
    wonted, normal, simple, regular, standard, ordinary, common, plain

    Antonyms:
    unusual

  2. usualadjective

    That which most commonly occurs.

    Synonyms:
    plain, standard, ordinary, normal, simple, regular, wonted, common

    Antonyms:
    unusual

English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 2 votes

  1. usual

    Usual (Latin usus, use, habit, wont) signifies such as regularly or often recurs in the ordinary course of events, or is habitually repeated in the life of the same person. Ordinary (Latin ordo, order) signifies according to an established order, hence of everyday occurrence. In strictness, common and general apply to the greater number of individuals in a class; but both words are in good use as applying to the greater number of instances in a series, so that it is possible to speak of one person's common practise or general custom, tho ordinary or usual would in such case be preferable. Compare GENERAL; NORMAL.

    Synonyms:
    accustomed, common, customary, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, normal, ordinary, prevailing, prevalent, public, regular, wonted

    Antonyms:
    exceptional, extraordinary, infrequent, out-of-the-way, rare, singular, strange, uncommon, unparalleled, unusual

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. usual

    Synonyms:
    common, customary, ordinary, normal, regular, habitual, wonted, accustomed, general

    Antonyms:
    uncommon, rare, exceptional, uncustomary, extraordinary, abnormal, irregular, unusual

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. usualadjective

    occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure

    "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"

    Synonyms:
    common

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary(p), unusual, different, unaccustomed, out-of-the-way, strange, peculiar, odd, unique

  2. common, usualadjective

    commonly encountered

    "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"

    Synonyms:
    coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, common, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    unique, extraordinary(p), unaccustomed, out-of-the-way, unusual, different, strange, odd, peculiar

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. usualadjective

    Synonyms:
    customary, ordinary, common, familiar, regular, general, frequent, habitual, wonted, accustomed, prevailing, prevalent, every-day

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. usualadjective

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, general, accustomed, conventional, prevailing, everyday

    Antonyms:
    unusual

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#164343wonted

How to use usual in a sentence?

  1. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    I assume they are just referring to business as usual and our ability to handle whatever work we are assigned.

  2. Jeff Hauser:

    There definitely seems to be disquiet and a search for a more business-as-usual head.

  3. Larry Hurto:

    I have heard so many people saying they are sick and tired of business as usual, caucus-goers might think that Klobuchar, Biden and the other Washington people are part of the problem and so are looking for someone like Mayor Pete.

  4. Greenpeace UK:

    We can't give up and let oil giants carry on with business as usual because that means giving up on a habitable planet and our kids' future.

  5. Lalitha Mareddy:

    I love water. Raghu Nandikotkur didn't allow that, in our culture, it's not a usual thing to do -- to go for swimming lessons, especially for girls.


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