Definition of Principally

1. Adverb. For the most part. "He is mainly interested in butterflies"

Exact synonyms: Chiefly, In The Main, Mainly, Primarily
Partainyms: Chief, Primary, Principal



Definition of Principally

1. adv. In a principal manner; primarily; above all; chiefly; mainly.

Definition of Principally

1. Adverb. In a primary manner; pertaining to the principal of a matter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Principally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Principally

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principally (current term)
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Literary usage of Principally

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"The remaining pages of this pamphlet are occupied principally in detailing the evidence of the existence of malaria in many places where cholera has ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Here the work 01 the Bureau is principally carried on, though the general offices are located in the city of Washington. At the National Safety Meet held in ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... the coast range and the bay, and has commercial dealings principally with San Francisco, Mazat- lan, Guaymas, San Bias and Manzanillo. ..."

4. The Lancet (1842)
"These observations would be principally addressed to the medical practitioner ; but as far as they might relate to regimen, they might, he thought, ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"principally consisting of the most Celebrated Pieces of Sir Charles 1 Ian- bury Williams, Kt. of the Bath ' (London, 1 7H-! ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Perak joined the Federation of the Malay States in 1895-96. consisted of principally tin, rubber, copra and rice. The imports were valued at ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"J(1) a bad or musty flavour; said principally of a cask or barrel. " It-sa tack on it, that barrel has" [It)sa tank- on it, ..."

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