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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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Aradhana Johri:

    You have to see the market and see a window. Sometimes you get your window right, mostly. Sometimes you don't get it so right.

  2. Marcelino Leonardo:

    I knew I needed to go, the Lord keeps The Lord promises when we put The Lord number one. And I knew The Lord was calling me ! I wondered how many of The Lord children might be blessed if I went on a mission ? Mostly me !

  3. El Paso in which O'Rourke:

    Nobody spoke in the van. I didn't speak. I was pissed. I was pissed at Beto ORourke, I was pissed at the world, I was pissed at that question. I was pissed that we were even having this conversation -- like, how in the world could we be asking ourselves these questions as civilized, intelligent human beings, who report the news, make the news, El Paso in which O'Rourke know, report on the policy, make the policy ? Why are we even asking, is Donald Trump racist ? Did Donald Trump have something to do with this ? Could Donald Trump make this better ? i think I was mostly mad at El Paso in which O'Rourke : Why have I not been able to figure this out ? And why have I not been able to make these connections more clear ? Why have we not been able to change this ?

  4. Michael Poland:

    Theyre mostly random and experience phases of alternating eruptive activity, so while fascinating, its not unusual, nor cause for concern.

  5. Marc Baum:

    Over 7,000 people a day are contracting HIV … mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, if we can make a dent in that with our technology, it would make an enormous impact.

Images & Illustrations of mostly

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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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