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Definition of Main

Main

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

Main Quotations

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
William J. Clinton

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Plato

The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile.
Ed Sheeran

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.
Tom Landry

It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes
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Main Translations

main in Dutch is hoofd-, voornaamste
main in French is essentielle
main in German is Haupt-, haupt, Leitung
main in Italian is essenziale
main in Portuguese is principal
main in Spanish is principal
main in Swedish is huvudsaklig