Definitions for mainlyˈmeɪn li

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main(adverb)

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mainly(Adverb)

    Forcefully, vigorously.

  2. mainly(Adverb)

    Of the production of a sound: loudly, powerfully.

  3. mainly(Adverb)

    To a great degree; very much.

  4. mainly(Adverb)

    Chiefly; for the most part.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Mainly(adverb)

    very strongly; mightily; to a great degree

  2. Mainly(adverb)

    principally; chiefly

  3. Origin: [From main strong. See Main strength.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mainly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1485

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mainly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1694

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mainly' in Adverbs Frequency: #134

Anagrams of mainly »

  1. aminyl, amylin


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