chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main(adverb)
for the most part
"he is mainly interested in butterflies"
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"
Of a primary or central nature, first and foremost
in a primary manner; in the first place; in the first place; in the first intention; originally
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3157
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4184
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Adverbs Frequency: #240
The numerical value of primarily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of primarily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are not primarily attacking the Jews.
Belief In God is primarily a matter of the moral will.
I primarily like classical music, particularly Baroque music.
It's primarily a snap-back rally from the very bad day Friday.
For many young people, 9-11 is primarily another historical event.
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Translations for primarily
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- primàriamentCatalan, Valencian
- ennen kaikkea, ennen muuta, pääasiassa, ensisijaisestiFinnish
- principalement, essentiellementFrench
- aðallega, fyrst og fremstIcelandic
- primærtNorwegian Nynorsk
- înainte de toate, în primul rând, în principalRomanian
- главным образомRussian
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