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naturally at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


naturally at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3S2 adv
1 [sentence adverb] use this to say that something is normal and not surprising: --Naturally, you'll want to discuss this with your wife.// -- Naturally enough , she wanted her child to grow up fit and strong.//
2 spoken use this to say 'yes' when you agree with someone or when you think the person who asked the question should know that your reply will be 'yes': --'Am I allowed in?' 'Naturally.'//
3 in a way that is the result of nature, not of someone's actions: --My hair is naturally curly.// come naturally (to sb) (=be easy for you to do because you have a natural ability) // --Speaking in public seems to come quite naturally to her.//
4 in a relaxed manner without trying to look or sound different from usual: --Just speak naturally and pretend the microphone isn't there.// see usage note surely//

naturally at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

138 Moby Thesaurus words for "naturally":
OK, Roger, absolutely, accordingly, actually, all right, alright,
alrighty, amen, and so, artlessly, as a consequence, as a result,
as a rule, as expected, as per usual, as things go, as usual,
as you say, assuredly, authentically, aye, by all means, by birth,
by nature, candidly, casually, certainly, chiefly, clearly,
commonly, congenitally, consequently, customarily, da, directly,
easily, en famille, exactly, familiarly, finally, fine, generally,
genetically, genuinely, good, good enough, guilelessly, habitually,
hear, honestly, immanently, in plain English, in plain words,
inconsequence, indeed, indeedy, inevitably, informally,
ingenuously, innately, instinctively, internally, intrinsically,
inwardly, it follows that, ja, just so, legitimately, logically,
mainly, mais oui, matter-of-factly, most assuredly, most often,
mostly, naturellement, necessarily, normally, normatively,
obviously, of course, of necessity, offhand, offhandedly, okay,
openheartedly, openly, ordinarily, originally, oui, plainly,
point-blank, positively, precisely, prescriptively, primally,
primitively, quite, rather, really, regularly, relaxedly, right,
righto, sans ceremonie, simply, straightforwardly, sure,
sure thing, surely, therefore, to be expected, to be sure,
to the point, truly, unaffectedly, unassumedly, unassumingly,
unceremoniously, unconstrainedly, unofficially, unpretentiously,
usually, veridically, very well, warts and all, well and good,
why yes, without ceremony, yea, yeah, yep, yes, yes indeed,
yes indeedy, yes sir, yes sirree

naturally at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADV] (Effect): of course, it follows that, naturally, consequently, as a consequence, in consequence, through, necessarily, eventually.

naturally at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 in a way that you would expect
Naturally, I get upset when things go wrong. * After a while, we naturally started talking about the children. * 'Did you complain about the noise?' 'Naturally.'
2 without special help, treatment or action by sb:
naturally occurring chemicals * plants that grow naturally in poor soils * The topic arose naturally in the conversation.
3 as a normal, logical result of sth:
This leads naturally to my next point.
4 in a way that shows or uses abilities or qualities that a person or an animal is born with:
to be naturally shy / artistic * a naturally gifted athlete * Most birds are naturally timid.
5 in a relaxed and normal way:
Just act naturally.
come naturally (to sb/sth) if sth comes naturally to you, you are able to do it very easily and very well:
Making money came naturally to him.

Naturally at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Naturally \Nat"u*ral*ly\, adv.
In a natural manner or way; according to the usual course of
things; spontaneously.

naturally at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adv 1: as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge
bill" [syn: {of course}, {course}] [ant: {unnaturally}]
2: through inherent nature; "he was naturally lazy" [syn: {by
3: according to nature; by natural means; without artificial
help; "naturally grown flowers" [ant: {artificially}]
4: in a natural or normal manner; "speak naturally and easily"
[ant: {unnaturally}]

naturally at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » natural|ly


* Inter: audio » en-us-naturally.ogg|Audio (US)


Inter: en-ad » v
  • In a natural manner.
    1. : Although he was unused to the situation, he tried to act naturally.
    2. Inherently or by nature.
    3. : Boys are naturally aggressive.
    4. Surely or without any doubt.
    5. : I shall naturally protest at that decision.


      Inter: trans-top » in a natural manner

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|přirozeně
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|natuurlijk
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|luonnollisesti
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|naturellement
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|természetesen
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|naturalmente

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|naturlig
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|naturalmente
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|естественно|tr=jestéstvenno|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|naturalmente

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » inherently or by nature
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|natyshëm
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|přirozeně
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|van nature
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|luonnostaan

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|naturalmente
  • Japanese :
  • : 日本語: Inter: t- » ja|もちろん|tr=Mo chi ro nn|sc=Jpan
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|naturlig
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|naturalmente
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|естественно|tr=jestéstvenno|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » surely
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|natyrisht
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|přirozeně
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|natuurlijk, Inter: t+ » nl|uiteraard, Inter: t+ » nl|vanzelfsprekend, Inter: t+ » nl|tuurlijk Inter: qualifier » informal
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|luonnollisesti
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|natürlich

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|naturalmente
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|naturalmente
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|naturligvis, Inter: t- » no|selvfølgelig
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|naturalmente
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|естественно|tr=jestéstvenno|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * of course
    Translation: et » naturally
    Translation: el » naturally
    Translation: es » naturally
    Translation: fr » naturally
    Translation: ko » naturally
    Translation: io » naturally
    Translation: id » naturally
    Translation: it » naturally
    Translation: kn » naturally
    Translation: ka » naturally
    Translation: kk » naturally
    Translation: ku » naturally
    Translation: li » naturally
    Translation: hu » naturally
    Translation: mg » naturally
    Translation: ml » naturally
    Translation: my » naturally
    Translation: ja » naturally
    Translation: pl » naturally
    Translation: fi » naturally
    Translation: sv » naturally
    Translation: ta » naturally
    Translation: te » naturally
    Translation: vi » naturally
    Translation: zh » naturally