Commonly vs Normally - What's the difference?

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Commonly is a synonym of normally.


As adverbs the difference between commonly and normally

is that commonly is as a rule; frequently; usually while normally is under normal conditions or circumstances; usually; most of the time.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

commonly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • as a rule; frequently; usually
  • (obsolete) in common; familiarly
  • (Spenser)

    normally

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Under normal conditions or circumstances; usually; most of the time
  • Normally , I eat breakfast at 6am, but today, I got up late and didn't eat until 9.
  • In the expected or customary manner.
  • Lisa ate normally , until she realised that she was late for choir, when she sped up.
  • To a usual or customary extent or degree.
  • He was abnormally agitated, she only normally so.
  • (mathematics, statistics) In the manner of a variable with a Gaussian distribution.
  • Synonyms

    * (most of the time) commonly, frequently, ordinarily * (in the expected manner) customarily, habitually, routinely