English adjective: ordinary
|1.||ordinary not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree|
|Samples||Ordinary everyday objects.|
An ordinary day.
An ordinary wine.
|Similar||average, banausic, characterless, common, commonplace, cut-and-dried, cut-and-dry, everyday, fair, indifferent, mediocre, middling, mine run, mundane, nondescript, quotidian, routine, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine, so-so, unexceptional, unremarkable, workaday|
|See also||common, usual|
|Attribute||mundaneness, mundanity, ordinariness|
|2.||ordinary lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered|
The ordinary (or common) man in the street.
English noun: ordinary
|1.||ordinary (person) a judge of a probate court|
|Broader (hypernym)||judge, jurist, justice|
|Domain category||jurisprudence, law|
|2.||ordinary (state) the expected or commonplace condition or situation|
|Samples||Not out of the ordinary.|
|3.||ordinary (person) a clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death|
|Broader (hypernym)||clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend|
|4.||ordinary (artifact) an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel|
|Broader (hypernym)||bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel|
|5.||ordinary (artifact) (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields|
|Broader (hypernym)||armorial bearing, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bar sinister, bend, bend dexter, bend sinister, fess, fesse|