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Adjective
/ˈôrdnˌerē/,
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With no special or distinctive features; normal,
  1. With no special or distinctive features; normal
    • - he sets out to depict ordinary people
    • - it was just an ordinary evening
  2. Uninteresting; commonplace
    • - ordinary items of everyday wear
  3. (esp. of a judge or bishop) Exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation

Noun
  1. What is commonplace or standard
    • - their clichés were vested with enough emotion to elevate them above the ordinary
  2. A person, esp. a judge, exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation

  3. In some US states, a judge of probate

  4. Those parts of a Roman Catholic service, esp. the Mass, that do not vary from day to day

  5. A rule or book giving the order for saying the Mass

  6. Any of the simplest principal charges used in coats of arms (esp. chief, pale, bend, fess, bar, chevron, and saltire)

  7. A meal provided at a fixed time and price at an inn

  8. An inn providing this

  9. An early type of bicycle with one large and one very small wheel; a penny-farthing


  1. a judge of a probate court
  2. not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
  3. average: lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
  4. the expected or commonplace condition or situation; "not out of the ordinary"
  5. a clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death
  6. an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
  7. In those hierarchically organised churches of Western Christianity which have an ecclesiastical law system, an ordinary is an officer of the church who by reason of office has ordinary power to execute the church's laws. The term comes from the Latin word ordinarius.
  8. In heraldry, an ordinary (or honourable ordinary) is a simple geometrical figure, bounded by straight lines and running from side to side or top to bottom of the shield. ...
  9. An Ordinary was a type of lecture given in universities of the Middle Ages. Lectures were distinguished by the time of day they were conducted: an ordinary was conducted by fully qualified professors on fundamental texts in the morning, while extraordinary lectures were given in the afternoon by ...
  10. The Order of Mass (Latin: Ordo Missae), also called the Ordinary of the Mass, is the set of texts of the Roman Rite Mass that are generally invariable. This contrasts with the proper, which are items of the Mass that change with the feast or following the Liturgical Year. ...
  11. "Ordinary" is the first single released off Wayne Brady's first album, A Long Time Coming released on August 19, 2008, peaking at number 41 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
  12. "Ordinary" is a song by the American alternative rock band Train, for the Spider-Man 2 soundtrack.
  13. A devotional manual; A rule, or book of rules, prescribing the order of service, especially of Mass; A person having immediate jurisdiction in a given case of ecclesiastical law, such as the bishop within a diocese; A set portion of food, later as available for a fixed price at an inn or ...
  14. (ordinarily) usually or as a general rule; in the usual manner
  15. (Ordinaries) A term used to refer to certain basic geometric charges such as the pale, fess, chevron, chief, cross, bend, and saltire.
  16. (Ordinaries) So called because they are the most ancient and common amongst the various cognizances used in Heraldry, are divided (although on this point the opinions of Heralds are greatly at variance) into the honourable and subordinaries, which are all subject to the accidental forms of the ...
  17. A heraldic term used to describe a simple charge on a shield or banner of arms. The honourable (or main) ordinaries are said to be the chief, cross, pale, saltire, fess, pile, chevron, quarter and bend, and whilst these terms are briefly described separately herein, it is suggested that a ...
  18. Below average quality for growth, grade and type. Bland.
  19. a liturgical genre is ordinary if its text is repeated from day to day. In the mass, the musical items of the ordinary are the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus dei; the Ite missa est and the Benedicamus Domino may also be considered ordinary. ...
  20. public house or tavern
  21. geometric shape such as a bend, chevron, chief, pale, etc.
  22. A diocesan bishop or his equivalent, his vicar general and episcopal vicar, or a major superior of a clerical religious order, congregation or society. ...
  23. Someone possessing ecclesiastical jurisdiction such as a Bishop or a Judge with authority to take cases in his own right.
  24. Diocesan bishops, religious superiors, and certain other diocesan authorities with jurisdiction over the clergy in a specific geographical area, or the members of a religious order.
  25. tavern and/or restaurant, having no overnight accommodations, that is open to the public.