What does largely mean?

Definitions for largely
ˈlɑrdʒ lilarge·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word largely.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. largely, mostly, for the most partadverb

    in large part; mainly or chiefly

    "These accounts are largely inactive"

  2. largelyadverb

    on a large scale

    "the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row"

Wiktionary

  1. largelyadverb

    In a widespread or large manner.

  2. largelyadverb

    For the most part; mainly or chiefly.

    They were largely successful in their efforts.

  3. largelyadverb

    On a large scale; amply.

  4. largelyadverb

    Fully, at great length.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Largelyadverb

    Etymology: from large.

    Where the author treats more largely, it will explain the shorter hints and brief intimations. Isaac Watts, Imp. on the Mind.

    How he lives and eats:
    How largely gives; how splendidly he treats. Dryden.

    Those, who in warmer climes complain,
    From Phœbus’ rays they suffer pain,
    Must own, that pain is largely paid
    By gen’rous wines beneath the shade. Jonathan Swift.

    They their fill of love, and love’s disport
    Took largely; of their mutual guilt the seal. John Milton.

ChatGPT

  1. largely

    Largely is an adverb that often means to a great extent, mostly, or primarily. It implies that the majority or a significant part of something is involved in a particular action or state. It can also mean by a large number or to a large degree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Largelyadverb

    in a large manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'largely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1363

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'largely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3908

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'largely' in Adverbs Frequency: #129

Anagrams for largely »

  1. allergy

  2. regally

  3. gallery

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of largely in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of largely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of largely in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    We had a great conversation. The conversation I had was largely congratulatory, was largely corruption -- all of the corruption taking place, was largely the fact that we don't want our people like Joe Biden and Joe Biden son( adding to the corruption).

  2. John Burdon Sanderson Haldane:

    I have come to the conclusion that my subjective account of my motivation is largely mythical on almost all occasions. I don't know why I do things.

  3. Tom Shimabukuro:

    The important thing to note here is the initial features are largely kind of nonspecific symptoms, which at initial presentation -- or when a patient starts to become symptomatic -- may seem kind of mild and not that clinically significant -- things like headaches, lethargy, chills, myalgia, later features include severe headache, some focal signs, in one case severe abdominal pain, bruising, swelling in the lower extremities.

  4. Antony Blinken:

    No interviews had been done when we came into office for visas for these folks going back to March 2020. Now largely that was due to Covid. We restarted the interview process, we went from about 100 visas a week back in March to 800 in July. We've issued about 5,000 all told.

  5. Benjamin Lu:

    Oil prices, though largely expected to trade positive, will face headwinds from subdued global growth momentum and robust U.S. shale output levels in the first quarter (of 2020).

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Translations for largely

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  • mayormenteSpanish
  • laajalti, paljolti, runsaasti, enimmäkseen, laajasti, pitkältiFinnish
  • largement, en général, pour la plupart, en grande partieFrench
  • обильноRussian
  • значною міроюUkrainian

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