Definitions for mainlyˈmeɪn li

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mainly

Princeton's WordNet

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

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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 for mainly »

  1. aminyl, amylin

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sir John Lubbock:

    What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

  2. Benito Mussolini:

    The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.

  3. San Diego-based:

    We cater to women, mainly those who are solopreneurs or small teams.

  4. Mark Twain:

    Education consists mainly in what we have unlearned. - Notebook, 1898

  5. Ricardo Rouvier & Associates:

    Massa's vote has grown a little, mainly picking up the votes lost by Massa.

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