alphabet

Main

Definition of main:

part of speech: adjective

Chief, principal: first in importance: leading.

part of speech: adjective

Chief; principal; sheer; as, by main strength; nautically, connected with the mainmast.

part of speech: adverb

Mainly, chiefly, principally.

part of speech: noun

The chief or principal part: the ocean or main sea: a continent or a larger island as compared with a smaller.

part of speech: noun

The chief part; the ocean.

part of speech: adjective

Mainly.

part of speech: noun

The ocean; strength; now used only in the expression with might and main; the essential point; a principal conduit or pipe; as, a water main; in the main; for the most part.

part of speech: noun

Might: strength.

part of speech: adjective

Chief; principal.

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