Examples of mostly in a Sentence
the weather this month has been mostly mild
Recent Examples of mostly from the Web
Highs should reach the low-to-mid-70s under partly to mostly cloudy skies.
Because of Venezuela’s flagging economy and wide food shortages, these outside dining areas at Carlos García’s Alto are filled mostly with tourists.
Although there were changes last season on defense and in goal, the Trojans returned mostly intact.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham and Mobile are forecasting partly to mostly cloudy skies through tonight for central and south Alabama.
Left with mostly pure methane and some ethane, these gases are sent to heat exchangers.
According to the analysis, 15 men and four women joined the faculty, mostly at junior levels, from 2010 to 2016.
The Third Reich’s use of gas chambers to execute millions of people, mostly Jews, is well documented by survivor eyewitness accounts, perpetrators, documents, and scientific studies and other evidence.
But many programs still adhered frustratingly to the festival’s brand: Mostly Mozart.
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First Known Use of mostly
Synonymsaltogether, basically, by and large, generally, largely, mainly, chiefly, overall, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantially
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
MOSTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mostly for English Language Learners
—used to say that a statement you are making is true or correct at most times or that it describes a usual situation or condition
: almost all or almost completely
MOSTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of mostly for Students
- The story was mostly untrue.
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