What does primarily mean?

Definitions for primarily
praɪˈmɛər ə li, -ˈmɛr-, ˈpraɪ mɛr ə li, -mər ə-pri·mar·i·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word primarily.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main(adverb)

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

  2. primarily, in the first place(adverb)

    of primary import

    "this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"

Wiktionary

  1. primarily(Adverb)

    Of a primary or central nature, first and foremost

Webster Dictionary

  1. Primarily(adverb)

    in a primary manner; in the first place; in the first place; in the first intention; originally

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3157

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4184

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Adverbs Frequency: #240

How to pronounce primarily?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say primarily in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primarily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primarily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of primarily in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Schanzer:

    The way forward is not to pursue the FTO approach at the State Department, primarily because the initiative is likely to fail, the State Department will remain opposed…the Muslim Brotherhood is not a homogeneous organization, rather, it is made up of disparate affiliates, some of which could likely be classified as terror groups, and some not.

  2. Kranthi Kumar:

    Soy milk has been on the market for decades, but there have been numerous reports which showed that people are moving away from soy milk primarily because of the taste.

  3. Abdul Malik:

    Based on experience in the past, we know that this is an American style, they call for peace while they are preparing for a new military aggression, the Saudi aggression primarily depends on Abdul Malik al-Houthi military supervision, planning, weapons and logistical support.

  4. Josh Engel:

    The village enacted this unconstitutional scheme primarily as a money making venture, they increased their spending significantly after the scheme was put in place and it was basically used to fill holes in their budget that would traditionally have come from raising taxes.

  5. John Campbell:

    This was a tragic but avoidable accident caused primarily by human error, u.S. forces would never intentionally (strike) a hospital.

Images & Illustrations of primarily

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