main idea


noun

the most important or central thought of a paragraph or larger section of text, which tells the reader what the text is about: Find the main idea in each paragraph.

Nearby words

  1. main deck,
  2. main diagonal,
  3. main drag,
  4. main entry,
  5. main gauche,
  6. main line,
  7. main man,
  8. main market,
  9. main memory,
  10. main plane

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