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Webster 1913 Edition


Commonly

Com′mon-ly

,
adv.
1.
Usually; generally; ordinarily; frequently; for the most part;
as, confirmed habits
commonly
continue through life
.
2.
In common; familiarly.
[Obs.]
Spenser.

Webster 1828 Edition


Commonly

COMMONLY

,
adv.
Usually; generally; ordinarily; frequently; for the most part; as, confirmed habits commonly continue through life.

Definition 2022


commonly

commonly

English

Adverb

commonly (comparative more commonly, superlative most commonly)

  1. as a rule; frequently; usually
  2. (obsolete) in common; familiarly
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Translations


Scots

Etymology

From common (common) + -ly (-ly).

Adverb

commonly (comparative mair commonly, superlative maist commonly)

  1. Commonly.