ordinary

ordinary
عَادِيّ \ average: usual; neither good nor bad: He has an average singing voice. common: usual; often heard or seen; happening often: a common flower; a common saying; a common event. familiar: (of sights and sounds) well known; often seen or heard: a familiar face. habitual: usual; customary; continual: She gave her habitual greeting. mediocre: of poor quality, but not actually bad; not as good as it ought to be: mediocre work. natural: usual; expected: It is not natural for anyone to live alone. normal: usual; regular: What are your normal working hours? I normally get up at 7 o’clock. ordinary: usual: not special; not strange: my ordinary duties; an ordinary person. plain: simple; of the usual kind; without ornament: in plain English (not using fancy language); plain paper (without lines); a plain blue dress (with no ornament or other colour on it); in plain clothes (not in uniform), (of people) not good-looking He was a nice boy, but rather plain and not very clever. standard: usual; not special; acting as a standard: a standard pattern; a standard size. staple: (of crops, produce, etc.) usual; main: Rice is the staple food of some countrie. usual: customary: He arrived at the usual time, but she was later than usual (than she was at most times). \ See Also معتاد (مُعْتَاد)، مألوف (مَأْلوف)، رئيسي (رئيسيّ)‏

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  • ordinary — or·di·nary adj: of a kind to be expected from the average person or in the normal course of events; broadly: of a common kind or degree an ordinary proceeding compare extraordinary Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Ordinary — • Denotes any person possessing or exercising ordinary jurisdiction Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ordinary     Ordinary     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ordinary — Or di*na*ry, n.; pl. {Ordinaries} ( r[i^]z). 1. (Law) (a) (Roman Law) An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right, and not by deputation. (b) (Eng. Law) One who has immediate jurisdiction in matters ecclesiastical; an ecclesiastical …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ordinary — Or di*na*ry, a. [L. ordinarius, fr. ordo, ordinis, order: cf. F. ordinaire. See {Order}.] 1. According to established order; methodical; settled; regular. The ordinary forms of law. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Common; customary; usual. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ordinary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) with no distinctive features; normal or usual. 2) (of a judge, archbishop, or bishop) exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation. ► NOUN (pl. ordinaries) 1) (Ordinary) those parts of a Roman Catholic service,… …   English terms dictionary

  • ordinary — (adj.) mid 15c., belonging to the usual order or course, from O.Fr. ordinarie, from L. ordinarius customary, regular, usual, orderly, from ordo (gen. ordinis) order (see ORDER (Cf. order) (n.)). Various noun usages, dating to late 14c. and common …   Etymology dictionary

  • ordinary — Shortened designation for ordinary mail …   Glossary of postal terms

  • ordinary — [adj1] common, regular accustomed, customary, established, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, humdrum*, natural, normal, popular, prevailing, public, quotidian, routine, run of the mill*, settled, standard, stock, traditional,… …   New thesaurus

  • ordinary — [ôrd′ n er΄ē] n. pl. ordinaries [OFr & ML: OFr ordinarie < ML(Ec) ordinarius < L, an overseer, orig., orderly, regular < ordo,ORDER] 1. a) an official having jurisdiction within a specified area by right of the office he or she holds;… …   English World dictionary

  • ordinary — adj *common, familiar, popular, vulgar Analogous words: *usual, customary, habitual, wonted, accustomed Antonyms: extraordinary Contrasted words: *abnormal, atypical, aberrant: *exceptional: *irregular …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ordinary — 1. noun At common law, one who had exempt and immediate jurisdiction in causes ecclesiastical. Also a bishop; and an archbishop is the ordinary of the whole province, to visit and receive appeals from inferior jurisdictions. Also a commissary or… …   Black's law dictionary

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