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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    Australian
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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. Susan Lowe:

    There were days when approximately 2,500 weapons, mostly rifles that were deemed unserviceable, were shredded using Captain Crunch, approximately 500-600 pistols that were deemed unserviceable can be demilitarized in a day using Captain Crunch.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Sex-eyes focus on the beauty of the body; conversely, the heart of pure love focuses beauty of character, despite that, mostly sex wins, not the purity of love.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Two types of people usually enjoy a lot and remain mostly happy. One who has no brain and other who inflicts pain into the life of others for own materialistic gain.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who claims to have joined politics to serve the people is mostly interested in building own growth curve.

  5. Gordon Lightfoot:

    I started writing songs in high school. And eventually, I got some songs recorded by some major artists, mostly because I was out there performing, and I was working in coffee houses and lounges, and people came to see me and hear my material.

Images & Illustrations of mostly

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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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