What does mostly mean?

Definitions for mostly
ˈmoʊst limost·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mostly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. largely, mostly, for the most part(adverb)

    in large part; mainly or chiefly

    "These accounts are largely inactive"

  2. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)

    usually; as a rule

    "by and large it doesn't rain much here"

Wiktionary

  1. mostly(Adverb)

    Mainly or chiefly; for the most part; usually, generally, on the whole.

    They're mostly good people, although they have made a few mistakes.

  2. mostly(Adverb)

    To the greatest extent; most.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mostly(adverb)

    for the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2669

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2320

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Adverbs Frequency: #210

How to pronounce mostly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mostly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mostly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mostly in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    We want to have protection, the Middle East, we're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops -- mostly protective. Some very talented people are going to Middle East right now and we'll see what happens.

  2. Kristine Arthur:

    There’s no clear evidence that reducing milk will reduce mucus—it’s mostly anecdotal.

  3. Susan Campbell:

    It mostly starts with social media influencers taking up a cause. If Im angry at, say, American Airlines, I, a savvy user of social media with shockingly few followers/friends on Twitter/Instagram/TikTok/Facebook will find someone more established who can spread the word, and then I will sit back and hope it takes off.

  4. Jessica Rich:

    The money is mostly gone.

  5. Jane Leung:

    Where there is interest, it is mostly institutional investors looking to reduce their positions.

Images & Illustrations of mostly

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  • найболейBelarusian
  • главно, в по-голямата си част, обикновено, в повечето случаиBulgarian
  • převážně, většinou, vesměsCzech
  • meistensGerman
  • plimulteEsperanto
  • principalmenteSpanish
  • enimmäkseen, lähinnäFinnish
  • mestFaroese
  • surtoutFrench
  • अधिकतरHindi
  • հիմնականումArmenian
  • soprattutto, per lo piùItalian
  • meestal, overwegendDutch
  • główniePolish
  • normalmente, principalmente, sobretudoPortuguese
  • în special, mai ales, mai cu seamăRomanian
  • главным образом, по большей части, чаще всего, в основномRussian
  • uglavnom, превасходно, prevashodno, углавномSerbo-Croatian
  • predovšetkýmSlovak
  • v glávnem, predvsémSlovene
  • переважно, здебільшого, звичайно, головним чиномUkrainian
  • mödadiloVolapük

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. disjointed
    • B. whirring
    • C. blistering
    • D. handsome

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