Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb For the greatest part; mainly.
  • adverb Generally; usually.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; mainly; generally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb For the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb focus Mainly or chiefly; for the most part; usually, generally, on the whole.
  • adverb obsolete To the greatest extent; most.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in large part; mainly or chiefly
  • adverb usually; as a rule

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

most +‎ -ly.

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