Examples of largely in a Sentence
The story is largely true.
He is largely responsible for the problem.
The economy is based largely on farming.
Recent Examples of largely from the Web
As usual now, cable news largely focused on the one story (though MSNBC returned to its normal Sunday night features fare via a two-hour documentary on the late Princess Diana).
Linehan came to the Cowboys in 2014 and Moore signed with the team in 2015, largely because of that relationship and his knowledge of the system.
One man on a loudspeaker said the largely Latino protesters belong in the kitchen.
For decades, Uriah and Jefferson Levy had been branded as intruders, their crucial role in the preservation of Monticello largely forgotten.
The letter states that the Department has begun an agency-wide review of its grants and cooperative agreements in excess of $100,000, largely as a result of the Department's changing budget situation.
Although Donald Trump’s daughter has been pretty active in the publishing realm, other women in his life have largely flown under the radar.
But the jobless rate is still higher than in most Florida counties largely because of weakness in global markets.
Largely inspired by Surrealism, Ridiculous broke with dominant trends of naturalistic acting and realistic settings.
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First Known Use of largely
Synonymsaltogether, basically, by and large, generally, chiefly, mainly, mostly, overall, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantially
Antonymslittle, negligibly, nominally, slightly
Related Wordsabout, more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, some, virtually, well-nigh; approximately, broadly, plus or minus, roughly; commonly, frequently, generally, normally, ordinarily, typically, usually; incompletely, partially, partly, rather, somewhat
Near Antonymscompletely, entirely, fully, perfectly, thoroughly, totally, wholly; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcely; absolutely, categorically, unqualifiedly
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Definition of largely for English Language Learners
: not completely but mostly
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