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.
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Volunteer: Buy Northern California Wine As for affected wineries, the damage is still largely unknown or unverified.
Nissan's sales rose 8 percent largely on an October record for the Nissan Rogue small SUV, with sales up 43 percent.
The couple and three other family members were living largely on Social Security and disability payments.
That mission has largely been successful, even though Hezbollah has sided with the Syrian government, Lebanese Sunni militants have joined insurgents there, and well over one million refugees flooded this small Mediterranean country.
This is largely because many people are not moving because of increased economic choice.
For most of the past two decades, Indiana has relied largely on an offense that wins shootouts.
Emma Marris’s Outside story on OR4, the first male wolf to start a pack in Oregon since the 1940s, is a biography of a 21st-century predator told largely through the eyes of Russ Morgan, the field biologist who’d tracked him for more than six years.
Mason largely was the model for returning and the template for the season ahead.
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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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