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English definition of “naturally”

naturally

adverb (AS EXPECTED)   /ˈnætʃ·ər·ə·li/
as you would expect; in a usual or easy way: Exercising should come as naturally as brushing your teeth. Naturally, we have to arrive early to get the best seats. "You will be polite when you speak to her, won’t you?" "Naturally (= Yes, obviously)."
(Definition of naturally adverb (AS EXPECTED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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