Learner's definition of NATURALLY
1 — used to describe something that happens or exists by itself without being controlled or changed by someone
Her hair curls naturally.
a naturally sweet tea
A number of important vitamins are found naturally in dark green vegetables like spinach.
Pearls are produced naturally by oysters.
He is naturally blond.
Their friendship developed naturally over time.
2 — used to say that something is expected or normal
Naturally, some mistakes were made.
When he heard the comment, he was naturally [=of course] a little offended.
Naturally you'll want rooms for the night.
“Did you visit her while you were there?” “Naturally.” [=of course; yes]
3 : because of a quality or skill that a person or animal is born with
She's naturally competitive.
He's naturally able to make people feel comfortable.
Cats are said to be naturally curious.
4 : in a way that is relaxed and normal 5 : in a way that makes sense : in a logical and reasonable way
Her conclusions follow naturally from the theory.
Questions about the journalist's sources arise naturally from such a controversial report.
When I saw that there were no lights on in the house, I naturally assumed you were asleep.
◊ If something comes naturally to you, you are able to do or learn it easily.