What does mainly mean?

Definitions for mainly
ˈmeɪn limain·ly

Here are all the 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

    Etymology: [From main strong. See Main strength.]

  2. Mainly(adverb)

    principally; chiefly

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce mainly?

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

How to say mainly in sign language?

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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

Examples of mainly in a Sentence

  1. David Rodriguez:

    It's mainly about people coming for training and logistics support right now, for training sites, and that's what we see right now. As far as a huge command and control network, have not seen that yet, the numbers are somewhere around a couple hundred ... but again we don't have a specific precise assessment of that right now.

  2. Harry Campbell:

    The RideShare Guy blog looks like Lyft's cash bonus will reward mainly full-time or very veteran drivers, which I think is fair.

  3. David Bosco:

    I think they've decided they're not going to use these courts very much,' mainly The US's a place where we get attacked,' so we're going to pull out.

  4. Mark Twain:

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

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Showbiz celebrity couple throws party at their every wedding anniversary for mainly two reasons; First, for publicity and second,just to prove to the people that the compatibility still exists between them.

Images & Illustrations of mainly

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