Definition for normal

adjective as in common, usual

adjective as in sane, rational

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Example Sentences

In more normal times, people already struggled to take time off from work, polling machines broke down, and it was hard for many to even get to the polls.

Allowing the flow of water through coastal areas to return to normal seems key.

The crowded bar scene is likely one of the last things that will go “back to normal” after the pandemic.

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Everyone wants to know what the new normal will be like for everything.

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During this time, commuters couldn’t take their normal routes—they were forced to use other subway stops to get to work.

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Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.

Carlisle writes that the Air Force would want a crew ratio of 10 to one for each drone orbit during normal everyday operations.

He appears only normal, even in video footage from just two minutes before the shooting.

The flight path remained close to the Indonesian archipelago, well within what is the normal reach of air traffic control radar.

Six months of sterility results, after which normal fertility returns.

In the early stages of chronic nephritis, when diagnosis is difficult, it is usually normal.

Walls End Castle, when the party broke up, returned to its normal state.

No trait is better marked in the normal child than the impulse to subject others to his own disciplinary system.

It is often present in the respiratory tract under normal conditions.

Then, inexplicably, he shifted to the other side that the old, the normal Tom presented generously to the new.


On this page you'll find 124 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to normal, such as: natural, orderly, ordinary, regular, routine, and traditional.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.