chiefly[ cheef-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF chiefly
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIEFLY
But spring is not all of life, nor what at once chiefly concerns us.
Lastly, and chiefly, a mind turned to what is just and good.
I revert, then, to my statement that God's relation to punishment is chiefly verbal.
There were two factors that chiefly influenced her decision.
"Chiefly by not doing and not expecting too much at first," said M'Leod.
I heard much more about it, in detail, this evening, chiefly from Mr. Stewart.
The talk was chiefly about our coming trip--a very serious undertaking.
But this language is not merely, nor, perhaps, chiefly retrospective.
In this country the gallows is chiefly remarkable for the number of persons who escape it.
If it was mainly invented by Wheatstone, it was chiefly introduced by Cooke.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHIEFLY
- above all
- before anything else
- first and foremost
- first of all
- for the most part
- in the first place
- in the main
- to a great degree