1. [ adjective ] conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal

"serve wine at normal room temperature" "normal diplomatic relations" "normal working hours" "normal word order" "the normal course of events"

Related terms: abnormal average connatural modal natural median regular typical standard sane normalcy normality
2. [ adjective ] in accordance with scientific laws
Related terms: paranormal
3. [ adjective ] (geometry) forming a right angle
Related terms: geometry perpendicular
4. [ adjective ] (psychology) being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development

"a perfectly normal child" "of normal intelligence" "the most normal person I've ever met"

Related terms: abnormal psychology
5. [ noun ] something regarded as a normative example
Synonyms: rule pattern convention formula

"the convention of not naming the main character" "violence is the rule not the exception" "his formula for impressing visitors"

Related terms: practice code_of_conduct mores formularize
Similar spelling:   normally