US: /ˈmeɪnz/
UK: /mˈe‍ɪnz/

English Vietnamese dictionary

main /mein/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc chọi gà
    • danh từ
      • with might and main với tất cả sức mạnh, dốc hết sức
      • phần chính, phần cốt yếu, phần chủ yếu
      • ống dẫn chính (điện, nước, hơi đốt)
      • (thơ ca) biển cả
      • tính từ
        • chính, chủ yếu, quan trọng nhất
          • the main street of a town: đường phố chính của thành phố
          • the main body of an arm: bộ phận chính của đạo quân, quân chủ lực

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 chief, primary, prime, (most) important, principal, cardinal, paramount, first, foremost, leading, pre-eminent, predominant, predominating, dominant, ranking, major; outstanding:
      The main cause of traffic deaths is drunken driving. In Britain, the main street of a town is called 'the High Street'. We arrived late and missed the main entertainment.
      2 largest, biggest, greatest, strongest:
      The main part of the strike force landed in Normandy.
      3 necessary, essential, basic, particular, fundamental, critical, crucial, vital:
      Economic recovery is the main thrust of our programme for reform.
      4 sheer, brute, utter, pure, out-and-out, absolute, mere, plain:
      He lifted that block by main force!
      5 pipe, duct, channel, line, pipeline, water or gas main, Brit (electric) cable, mains, power (supply), conduit:
      Water reaches the city through a huge underground main.
      6 strength, power, might, effort, energy, vigour:
      With all his might and main he tried to move the stone blocking the cave
      7 in the main. See mainly, below.
      in the main, chiefly, principally, predominantly, generally, above all, on the whole, in general, mostly, most of all, effectively, essentially, at bottom, first and foremost, for the most part, largely, by and large, primarily, as a rule, usually, all in all, on balance, for all practical purposes, in the long run:
      We are concerned mainly with safety. The tourists are mainly from Italy.

      Concise English dictionary

      +any very large body of (salt) water
      +a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
      +most important element
      +(of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence
      +of force; of the greatest possible intensity