What does chiefly mean?

Definitions for chiefly
ˈtʃif lichiefly

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

Wiktionary

  1. chiefly(Adverb)

    especially or primarily; above all

  2. chiefly(Adverb)

    mainly or principally; almost entirely

  3. chiefly(Adjective)

    of, or relating to a chief

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chiefly(adverb)

    in the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially

  2. Chiefly(adverb)

    for the most part; mostly

How to pronounce chiefly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say chiefly in sign language?

  1. chiefly

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chiefly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chiefly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of chiefly in a Sentence

  1. Socrates:

    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

  2. Zelda Fitzgerald:

    She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasnt boring.

  3. Zelda Fitzgerald, 1922:

    [S]he refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring.

  4. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.

  5. Archbishop William Temple, 1955:

    It is a mistake to suppose that God is only, or even chiefly, concerned with religion.

Images & Illustrations of chiefly

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