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for the most part

Definition of for the most part

  1. 1 :  almost all :  almost completely <Menu items are, for the most part, under $5.> <We wanted to keep it simple, and I think we were successful for the most part.>

  2. 2 —used to describe a condition or situation that usually exists or is true <Streets fill with people during the festival, but for the most part it's a quiet, sleepy town.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  greatest in quantity, extent, or degree

    :  the majority of

  1. :  to a very great degree

  1. :  the greatest amount

  1. :  the greatest number or part

  1. :  almost

  1. :  one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole

    :  an essential portion or integral element

    :  one of several or many equal units of which something is composed or into which it is divisible :  an amount equal to another amount

  1. :  to separate from or take leave of someone

    :  to take leave of one another

    :  to become separated into parts

  1. :  partly

  1. :  partial

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