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?

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How to say mostly in sign language?

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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. Saso Stanovnik:

    Since it is clear that it will be difficult to form a government coalition and later also hard to keep it together the yield could rise a bit further, however, the yield in the future will mostly depend upon the general conditions in the European Union, which have a direct impact on Slovenia's exports, and the actions of the European Central Bank.

  2. Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal:

    In Peru the biggest driver of deforestation is migratory agriculture, mostly poor people who migrate from the Andes to the Amazon. Illegal mining is also a big problem, the decree will affect everything related to land use ... I hope it will take effect in no more than two weeks.

  3. Daniela Lapidous:

    New York is mostly purchasing fossil fuel products out of state, so when we transition to a renewable economy we will be spending New York dollars in New York, creating good local jobs that pay well and are meant to be accessible to women, communities of color, low-income communities.

  4. Pussy Riot:

    American media gives too much credit to President Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian President Vladimir Putin fellows because you perceive President Putin and his fellows as an organized unit, well President Putin and his fellows are not effective. In fact President Putin and his fellows are a bunch of people who care mostly about President Putin and his fellows money... President Putin and his fellows are just not effective.

  5. Toshihiko Yamashita:

    From an asset-liability matching perspective, Japanese government bonds (JGBs) remain the assets we will mostly likely invest in due to their availability and durations they offer.

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Translations for mostly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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