Naturally definition

Naturally. William said, “all this means nothing. I don’t believe anyone entering the choir passed behind the apse, and therefore the corpse could have been here for several hours, at least since the time when everyone had gone to bed.”
Naturally as a sentence adverb means "Of course", but when it comes as a verb-modifying adverb then it means in a natural way or manner. This means that the class of the sentential adverbs is a closed class i.e. "(function words): a word class whose membership is fixed or limited, such as the class of determiners, pronouns, prepositions, auxiliary verbs, or conjunctions), whereas the class of adverbs that modify verbs is not. For example:

Examples of Naturally in a sentence

Naturally that will depend upon the context, including the characteristics of the person or persons said to be affected.

Naturally, such ties are stronger and older than the modern nation-state.

Engineered Fill: Naturally or artificially graded mixture of natural or crushed gravel, crushed stone, and natural or crushed sand; ASTM D 2940; with at least 90 percent passing a 1-1/2-inch sieve and not more than 12 percent passing a No. 200 sieve.

Naturally occurring rock outcrops, woods, earth mounds, etc., may be utilized for screening or used in conjunction with fences, plantings, or other appropriate objects to form an effective screen.

Bedding Course: Naturally or artificially graded mixture of natural or crushed gravel, crushed stone, and natural or crushed sand; ASTM D 2940; except with 100 percent passing a 1-inch sieve and not more than 8 percent passing a No. 200 sieve.