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1. originally

adverb. ['ɝˈɪdʒənəli, ɝˈɪdʒnəli'] with reference to the origin or beginning.

Synonyms

  • in the beginning

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • original (English)
  • original (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Originally

  • abnormally
  • abysmally
  • accidentally
  • accidentally
  • actually
  • actually
  • additionally
  • additionally
  • agriculturally
  • agriculturally
  • anecdotally
  • anecdotally
  • angrily
  • annually
  • arbitrarily
  • architecturally
  • architecturally
  • artfully
  • artificially
  • awfully

Example sentences of the word originally


1. Adverb
Figure the storage time from the date you originally froze the sauce, not from when you refroze it.

Quotes containing the word originally


1. The whole point of Superman, as originally created, was to be the ally of those who had no other allies. It put that magnitude of power, the most powerful guy in the world, in the service of those who had no hope, no chance.
- J. Michael Straczynski

2. My father, Oliver Hynes, was an educator. He was originally just a teacher, a very good one, but then he was promoted to be in charge of education for the entire area. He was always an inspirational teacher. He was my big personal supporter, always coming here for the Tony Awards. My mother, Carmel, was a homemaker.
- Garry Hynes

3. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and then throw it in the face of the person who gave you the lemons until they give you the oranges you originally asked for.
- Cassandra Clare

2. originally

adverb. ['ɝˈɪdʒənəli, ɝˈɪdʒnəli'] before now.

Synonyms

  • to begin with
  • in the beginning
  • in the first place

Antonyms

  • late
  • secondarily

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • original (English)
  • original (Middle English (1100-1500))
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