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  • adv.generally; for the most part
  • adv.in the beginning

synonyms for primarily

  • chiefly
  • mainly
  • principally
  • above all
  • basically
  • especially
  • essentially
  • fundamentally
  • generally
  • largely
  • mostly
  • on the whole
  • overall
  • predominantly
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How to use primarily in a sentence

Unrated during the pandemicIn the olden days — you know, before 2020 — chefs were judged primarily on what they put on a plate.
NOW THAT’S ROOM SERVICE: WHAT IT’S LIKE TO CHECK INTO A HOTEL JUST FOR DINNERTOM SIETSEMAFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maybe it’s because the wealthier wards have higher vaccination rates than the lower-income wards, whose residents are primarily people of color.
THE MID-PANDEMIC RETURN TO SCHOOL IS TOTALLY WEIRD FOR KIDS. AND POSSIBLY LONELY, TOO.PETULA DVORAKFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The liability is primarily due to officers who were hired before the 2010 law passed.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Further, more than 100,000 Palestinians enter Israel every day to work, primarily in construction, most continuing to do so even during the pandemic.
ISRAEL LEADS THE WORLD IN VACCINATION RATES, BUT A KEY GROUP IS MISSING FROM THE DATABY YARA M. ASI/THE CONVERSATIONFEBRUARY 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If you will be primarily wearing your gloves for outdoor winter sports like skiing, you will want to find warm, waterproof gloves that allow for moisture-wicking as well as a secure fit at the wrist to keep snow and cold out.
BEST WINTER GLOVES: OUR PICKS FOR TOUCH SCREEN GLOVES, SKI GLOVES, AND MOREPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Maggioncalda said he was an economics major at Stanford in the 1980s, and then accepted the notion that companies should focus primarily on shareholder returns.
THE RISE OF THE CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICERALAN MURRAYFEBRUARY 2, 2021FORTUNE
Adding to its appeal is the rapid growth of its warehouse operations — it added 400,000 workers primarily to its global warehouses and delivery operations in the first nine months of last year.
AMAZON’S ANTI-UNION BLITZ STALKS ALABAMA WAREHOUSE WORKERS EVERYWHERE, EVEN THE BATHROOMJAY GREENEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
People use it primarily for playing mobile Android games on these platforms.
NEW SUPPLY CHAIN ATTACK USES POISONED UPDATES TO INFECT GAMERS’ COMPUTERSDAN GOODINFEBRUARY 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
The analysis revealed that each colony had a unique sound, varying primarily in frequency and how much that frequency changes within a single chirp.
NAKED MOLE-RAT COLONIES SPEAK WITH UNIQUE DIALECTSJONATHAN LAMBERTJANUARY 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As a business, GameStop, which primarily sells video games and gaming consoles, has been on a slow decline for some time.
SO, UH, WHAT'S UP WITH GAMESTOP'S STOCK?ALEX FITZPATRICKJANUARY 25, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIMARILY

  • chiefly
  • especially
  • importantly
  • in particular
  • mainly
  • most of all
  • mostly
  • primarily
  • principally
  • supremely
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