1. [syn: chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Principally \Prin"ci*pal*ly\, adv.
In a principal manner; primarily; above all; chiefly; mainly.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: for the most part; "he is mainly interested in
butterflies" [syn: chiefly, principally, primarily,
mainly, in the main]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "principally":
above all, at bottom, basically, chiefly, especially, essentially,
first and foremost, fundamentally, in essence, in the main,
largely, mainly, mostly, on the whole, overall, particularly,