adjective. ['ˈkʌstəˌmɛri'] commonly used or practiced; usual.
Words that Rhyme with Customary
Example sentences of the word customary
It's customary for the seller of the property to pay for this tax in Florida.
Quotes containing the word customary
1. No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone.
- Oscar Wilde
2. If it were in our national security to deploy to South Africa under apartheid, would we have found it acceptable or customary to segregate African American soldiers from other American soldiers, and say, 'It's just a cultural thing'? I don't think so. I would hope not.
- Martha McSally
3. If it were customary to send little girls to school and teach them the same subjects as are taught to boys, they would learn just as fully and would understand the subtleties of all arts and sciences.
- Christine de Pizan, The Book of the City of Ladies
adjective. ['ˈkʌstəˌmɛri'] in accordance with convention or custom.