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adverb as in commonly

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Over the last few days, the Delhi police have arrested at least one person in relation to what is now popularly being called the “toolkit investigation.”

From Quartz

He was drawn to others who promoted the view that physiology should be based on the principles of chemistry and physics, not the “vital forces” that had been popularly emphasized previously.

A review of the 14 accounts by Quartz Africa shows all have either streamed campaign content or host pundits sympathetic to opposition presidential candidate and musician Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine.

From Quartz

In 1992, weeks before an election pitting authoritarian president Daniel arap Moi against other candidates, cartoonist Paul Kelemba, popularly known as Maddo, published what is considered the first caricature of the president, in Society magazine.

From Quartz

Another notable example is that of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie concert hall, known popularly as Elphi.

From Fortune

At the time (and until 1913), U.S. senators were not popularly elected but were selected by the state legislature.

The flowers and leaves of this herb are used to make medications and the supplement is popularly used for depression.

Consider that the first popularly elected African-American senator was a Republican, Ed Brooke from Massachusetts, in 1966.

Yevgeniya Chirikova—known popularly as Zhenia—did not jump into politics spontaneously.

The News of the World, popularly known as the Screws, has long struck fear into public figures in Britain.

He was the inventor of Exchequer Bills; and they were popularly called Montague's notes.

Of the one hundred Irish members, eighty-three were popularly returned.

Influenza, called popularly the grippe, is caused by the bacillus influenzae, which was isolated by Pfeiffer in 1891.

Professor Berkley's definition, besides being scientifically exact, is popularly intelligible.

It is popularly known in the United States as "poison sumach," "poison dogwood" and "poison elder."


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to popularly, such as: generally, ordinarily, regularly, usually, and widely.

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