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Definition of "secondarily" [sec•ond•a•ri•ly]

  • With lesser importance. (adverb)
  • In a secondary manner or degree. (adverb)
  • Secondly; in the second place (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "secondarily" in a sentence
  • "To a first approximation, then, we can say that what a term secondarily signifies is exactly what it signifies but does not primarily signify."
  • "Although redundancy patterns vary in secondarily derived nonstandard codes, their relevance to the evolution of the canonical code is unclear. and from a recent discussion:"
  • "So Being grows under all sorts of resistances in this world of the many, and, from compromise to compromise, only gets organized gradually into what may be called secondarily rational shape."