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  • EN [ meɪn]
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English definition


  • 1. any very large body of (salt) water

  • 2. a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage


  • 1. most important element;

    • "the chief aim of living"
    • "the main doors were of solid glass"
    • "the principal rivers of America"
    • "the principal example"
    • "policemen were primary targets"
  • 2. of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence;

    • "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
  • 3. of force; of the greatest possible intensity;

    • "by main strength"

Example sentences

  • We can sum up the main point of the lesson in three sentences.

  • He led the main strength of his army against the city.

  • Your project will have to make way, for the main project.

  • A few carefully chosen men went ahead while main body remained concealed in the valley.

  • He saw her as his main adversary within the company.

  • That is irrelevant; we must keep the main purpose of this meeting in sight.

  • The main streets seemed shining in the sun.

  • Where does this line tie in with the main circuit?

  • The company has transferred its main office from New York to Chicago.

  • If you keep to the main road you won't get lost.

  • We turned aside from the main road.

  • They branched off from the main road and turned down a country lane.

  • It's time to serve up the main course.

  • The annex has been built on to the main building.

  • Inflation is the Government's main bugbear.

  • He dragged the child outside by main force.

  • He always has an eye to the main chance, seeing when money can be made.

  • He revolved the main points in his mind.

  • The main dish is a fried steak.

  • This guide book points out the main facts of early American history.

  • In this book we have tried to typify the main classes of verbs.

  • The house stands miles off the main road.

  • The discussion focused on three main problems.

  • The discovery was incidental to their main research.

  • Be careful crossing the main road .

  • Our campaign's main purpose is to raise money.

  • All main courses come with salad or vegetables.

  • North American literature is the main theme of this year's festival.

  • In an hour the drivers will be warming up for the main event.

Phrase collocation

  • by main force

    through sheer strength

  • in the main

    on the whole


  • main man

    • Lou Reed,he is my main man.

    • He's been her main man for two years. Do you think they'll get married?

  • main line

    • She liked to have Peter there, so young and handsome and so popular with the main line.

  • main

    • This is my main nigger. He is my lover.

Synonym discrimination

  • chief, principal, main, major, leading, capital, foremost, primary

Meaning of main

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