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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Find a beautiful place inside the nature and refresh yourself over there; how well you repose will mostly determine how far you can go in this universe!

  2. Jane Leung:

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

  3. Michael Signer:

    Despite his prior glitzy image, Trump started becoming a demagogue when he started trying to lead a 'silent majority' of furious, mostly white, lower- and middle-class voters, and he really crossed the line when he started doubling down on deceits like the lie about 'thousands' of people celebrating 9/11 in Jersey City, countenancing violence, demonizing large swaths of people, and now, casting aside the freedom of religion for Muslims.

  4. Ian Simm:

    I can't see any upside for the energy sector of the UK coming out of the EU. The risk premium going up will increase the cost of capital, we have mostly run our power assets down over the past 25 years. Therefore, we do need investors to be confident enough to put their hands in their pockets and commit to the next wave of power plants.

  5. Kurt McNeil:

    Consumer and commercial customer demand for pickups and utility vehicles has been building since last fall, and that's a clear sign that the slowdown in GDP growth during the winter months was caused by factors that are mostly transitory in nature.

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  • найболейBelarusian
  • обикновено, главно, в повечето случаи, в по-голямата си частBulgarian
  • většinou, vesměs, převážněCzech
  • meistensGerman
  • plimulteEsperanto
  • principalmenteSpanish
  • enimmäkseen, lähinnäFinnish
  • mestFaroese
  • surtoutFrench
  • अधिकतरHindi
  • հիմնականումArmenian
  • per lo più, soprattuttoItalian
  • overwegend, meestalDutch
  • główniePolish
  • principalmente, normalmente, sobretudoPortuguese
  • mai cu seamă, în special, mai alesRomanian
  • чаще всего, в основном, по большей части, главным образомRussian
  • углавном, uglavnom, превасходно, prevashodnoSerbo-Croatian
  • predovšetkýmSlovak
  • predvsém, v glávnemSlovene
  • здебільшого, переважно, головним чином, звичайноUkrainian
  • mödadiloVolapük

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    the act of carrying something
    • A. demolish
    • B. conform
    • C. carry
    • D. observe

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