Definition of naturally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnætʃrəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnætʃrəli//
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  1. 1  in a way that you would expect synonym of course Naturally, I get upset when things go wrong. After a while, we naturally started talking about the children. ‘Did you complain about the noise?’ ‘Naturally.’
  2. 2  without special help, treatment or action by somebody naturally occurring chemicals plants that grow naturally in poor soils The topic arose naturally in the conversation.
  3. 3  as a normal, logical result of something This leads naturally to my next point.
  4. 4  in a way that shows or uses abilities or qualities that a person or an animal is born with to be naturally artistic a naturally gifted athlete Most birds are naturally timid. She was naturally gifted when it came to music.
  5. 5in a relaxed and normal way Just act naturally.
  6. Word Familynature nounnatural adjective (unnatural)naturally adverb (unnaturally)Idioms
    come naturally (to somebody/something)
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    if something comes naturally to you, you are able to do it very easily and very well Making money came naturally to him.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: naturally