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Synonyms for chiefly
ˈtʃif lichief·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the mainadverb

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

    Synonyms:
    primarily, generally, mainly, in general, in the main, principally, in the first place

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chieflyadjective

    Synonyms:
    principally, eminently, mainly, especially, particularly, above all

  2. chieflyadjective

    Synonyms:
    mostly, for the most part

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#1940particularly
#2006generally
#2913mostly
#3985primarily
#4284mainly
#5537largely
#6424essentially
#15023predominantly
#18393principally
#22734chiefly

How to use chiefly in a sentence?

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.

  2. William E. Channing:

    It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.

  3. Mary Kirby:

    There are myriad concerns when looking at this design, chiefly whether or not passengers would be able to evacuate in 90 seconds.

  4. Socrates:

    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

  5. Socrates:

    I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.


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