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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 partadverb

    in large part; mainly or chiefly

    "These accounts are largely inactive"

  2. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostlyadverb

    usually; as a rule

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

Wiktionary

  1. mostlyadverb

    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. mostlyadverb

    To the greatest extent; most.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mostlyadverb

    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

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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. Jessica Rich:

    The money is mostly gone.

  2. Danica Patrick:

    Obviously for my team and everybody, but mostly for GoDaddy, it made me nervous, this is the biggest race of the year and they need to be in it.

  3. Rick Shine:

    Like dogs, snakes mostly rely on scent, not vision, to work out what's going on in the world around them.

  4. Ted Scambos:

    It's a significant melt, july 27th saw most of the eastern half of Greenland from the northern tip all the way to the southern tip mostly melted, which is unusual.

  5. Kevin Paffrath:

    I think the 2003 election is their excuse, but it's mostly motivated out of selfishness to keep Gavin Newsom.

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Translations for 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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