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adverbial noun, noun (temporal)

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English Meaning(s) for ほとんど

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. mostly; almost

Definition and Synonyms for ほとんど

For The Most Part in large part
Synonyms: ほぼ, たいてい, ほとんど, 主に, 主として, 多く, 大方, 概して, 粗方, 総じて, 通じて, 通じる
Near (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
Synonyms: ほぼ, あらまし, ほとんど,
Approximately (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Synonyms: ほぼ, およそ, ざっと, おおよそ, ほとんど, 先ず, , 無慮, , 粗粗,
Pretty Much to some degree
Synonyms: ほとんど, すんでのところで, もう少しで
Practically almost
Synonyms: ほとんど
Near all but
Synonyms: ほぼ, あらまし, ほとんど,
Practically nearly
Synonyms: ほとんど
For The Most Part mainly or chiefly
Synonyms: ほぼ, たいてい, ほとんど, 主に, 主として, 多く, 大方, 概して, 粗方, 総じて, 通じて, 通じる

Stroke Order Diagrams for ほとんど

Sample Sentences for ほとんど

And though a web looks complicated, it takes a spider little time to make one and catch insects.
Almost all Japanese boys like to play baseball.
Few people are free from cares.
By the time he retires, my father will have worked for almost thirty years.
There is little prospect of my success.

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