- For the most part; chiefly: he was principally a landscape painterMore example sentences
mainly, mostly, chiefly, for the most part, in the main, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, predominantly, predominately, above all, first and foremost, basically, substantially, overall, in general, effectively, especially, particularly, primarily, generally, usually, typically, commonly, as a rule
- In most instances coals principally generate and expel gas on heating in the subsurface.
- That Act will principally deal with all complaints issues and disciplinary issues.
- This CD focuses principally on songs and arias recorded in one week in March 1907.