What Is Another Way to Say “Most Of”?

Looking for synonyms for most of? We’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of other ways to say most of.

  • The majority of
  • Nearly all of
  • Almost all of
  • The bulk of
  • A large part of
  • A great deal of
  • Much of
  • A significant portion of
  • The greater part of
  • A substantial amount of
  • The lion’s share of
  • A considerable amount of
  • Predominantly
  • Mainly
  • Largely

Want to learn how to say most of professionally? Keep reading for examples and use cases.

1. The Majority of

Use “the majority of” when referring to more than half of a group or quantity.

  • Example: The majority of employees have voted in favor of the new policy.

2. Nearly All of

“Nearly all of” is appropriate when describing a situation where almost everything or everyone in a group is included.

  • Example: Nearly all of the software updates have been successfully installed.

3. Almost All of

Use “almost all of” similarly to “nearly all of” to indicate that very few things or people are excluded.

  • Example: Almost all of the participants agreed with the conclusion of the study.

4. The Bulk of

“The bulk of” is suitable for describing the largest part or most significant portion of something.

  • Example: The bulk of the work will be completed by the end of the quarter.

5. A Large Part of

Use “a large part of” to indicate a significant, but not necessarily overwhelming, portion of something.

  • Example: A large part of the budget is allocated to research and development.

6. A Great Deal of

“A great deal of” is appropriate for emphasizing a large amount or extent of something.

  • Example: A great deal of effort went into ensuring the accuracy of the data.

7. Much of

Use “much of” to imply a considerable quantity or extent of something without being specific.

  • Example: Much of the success of the project can be attributed to teamwork.

8. A Significant Portion of

“A significant portion of” is suitable for emphasizing that the part being discussed is notable or important.

  • Example: A significant portion of the company’s revenue comes from international sales.

9. The Greater Part of

“The greater part of” is used to indicate that more than half or most of something is being referred to.

  • Example: The greater part of the day was spent troubleshooting the technical issue.

10. A Substantial Amount of

Use “a substantial amount of” to indicate a large but somewhat indefinite amount.

  • Example: A substantial amount of resources has been devoted to the new marketing campaign.

11. The Lion’s Share of

“The lion’s share of” implies a very large portion of something, often the majority or the best part.

  • Example: The lion’s share of the profits will be reinvested into the business.

12. A Considerable Amount of

“A considerable amount of” is appropriate for indicating a significant quantity or degree of something.

  • Example: A considerable amount of time was required to complete the analysis.

13. Predominantly

Use “predominantly” to suggest that something is the dominant or principal element.

  • Example: The team is predominantly composed of experienced professionals.

14. Mainly

“Mainly” is suitable for indicating the primary but not exclusive component or factor.

  • Example: The project failures were mainly due to a lack of clear communication.

15. Largely

Use “largely” to suggest that something applies to a great extent but not entirely.

  • Example: The initiative was largely successful in raising awareness about the issue.

Linda Brown