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Main meaning

main - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. A hand or match at dice.
  2. 2. A stake played for at dice.
  3. 3. The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard.
  4. 4. A match at cockfighting.
  5. 5. A main- hamper.
  6. 6. Strength; force; might; violent effort.
  7. 7. The chief or principal part; the main or most important thing.
  8. 8. The great sea, as distinguished from an arm, bay, etc. ; the high sea; the ocean.
  9. 9. The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.
  10. 10. principal duct or pipe, as distinguished from lesser ones; esp. ( Engin.), a principal pipe leading to or from a reservoir; as, a fire main.
  11. 11. Very or extremely strong.
  12. 12. Vast; huge.
  13. 13. Unqualified; absolute; entire; sheer.
  14. 14. Principal; chief; first in size, rank, importance, etc.
  15. 15. Important; necessary.
  16. 16. Very; extremely; as, main heavy.
  17. 17. Chief; principal.
  18. 18. Mainly.
  19. 19. The chief part; the ocean.

main - examples of usage

  1. No one had expected that he would attack the main question of the bill itself. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. The man was still on the main road, and he might turn any moment. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. We'll fix these in the main rigging, and then I want to talk to you. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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