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Synonyms for mainly
ˈmeɪn limain·ly

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  1. mainly

    Synonyms:
    principally, largely, chiefly, primarily

    Antonyms:
    somewhat, partially, slightly, subordinately

Princeton's WordNet

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

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mainlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    chiefly, principally, in the main

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mainlyadverb

    Synonyms:
    principally, chiefly, largely

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  1. Camilla Hanson:

    Our study really shows that there’s a whole host of emotional barriers, mainly guilt, that stop someone from asking for, and perhaps accepting, a kidney.

  2. Alexander Smith:

    Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us; and those who are near us, when the first strangeness of vacancy wears off, will not miss us much either.

  3. Ian Kille:

    Every time I think about it I'm heartbroken, mainly for my daughter, because such an important role model in her life is gone, i think about the kids that were hurt also and even the bus driver.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We don't get worked up simply because someone lied to us, but mainly because we can no longer trust that person or anyone else after the bitter experience. It's the matter of a betrayal of trust and a violation of innocence that's absolutely irreparable.

  5. Mahmoud Daghir:

    Iraqis have long linked their life to the government and its budget, and therefore we don’t have the business mentality mainly among youths, the youths have developed an idea that a university degree automatically leads to a comfortable public sector job.

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