largely meaning

EN[ˈlɑrdʒli] [ˈlaːdʒ.li] [ˈlɑːdʒ.li] [ˈlɑɹdʒ.li]

    Definition of largely in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMlargelierCOMmore largelySUPlargeliestSUPmost largelySUF-ly
    1. In a widespread or large manner.
      1. For the most part; mainly or chiefly.
        1. On a large scale; amply.
          1. OBS Fully, at great length.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • In spite of the fact that biocrystallization mechanisms themselves are still largely unknown, it is now recognized that they differ from classical crystal nucleation and growth.
              • It was unwieldy, included a fatal bombing at Centennial Olympic Park and is largely considered the most overcommercialized Olympics in the history of the modern Games.
              • That was the hard work largely done as the Ivorian waited for Malouda to steam into the box before releasing a simple crossed pass which the Frenchman side-footed home with aplomb.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Largely missing from the discussion on multiple concurrent sexual partnerships is how the lessons and experiences on sexuality at a young age, by traditions such as unyago, play out in adult life.
              • Largely self-taught, he claimed to have been influenced by Schoenberg, Messiaen, and the musique concrete movement.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adverbs
              • Degree adverbs
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -ly

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en larger
              2. en lately
              3. en rarely
              4. en largest
              5. en barely
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of largely for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "largely" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
              Difficultness: Level 1
              Easy     ➨     Difficult
              Definiteness: Level 5
              Definite    ➨     Versatile