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Princeton's WordNet

  1. partially, partly, partadverb

    in part; in some degree; not wholly

    "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"


  1. partiallyadverb

    To a partial degree or extent, incompletely.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Partiallyadverb

    Etymology: from partial.

    That stole into a total verity, which was but partially true in its covert sense. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    The message he brought, opened a clear prospect of eternal salvation, which had been but obscurely and partially figured in the shadows of the law. John Rogers, Sermons.


  1. partially

    Partially generally refers to something being incomplete or not fully achieved, done, or fulfilled. It implies that a part or fraction of the whole has been accomplished, but not entirely.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Partiallyadverb

    in part; not totally; as, partially true; the sun partially eclipsed

  2. Partiallyadverb

    in a partial manner; with undue bias of mind; with unjust favor or dislike; as, to judge partially

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'partially' in Adverbs Frequency: #374

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of partially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of partially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of partially in a Sentence

  1. Frances Hudson:

    (Trump's decision) has been so well covered, it's probably all in the price by now. And most recent commentary seems to be that after all the bluster, he may only partially withdraw from the deal.

  2. Gene McGillian:

    We're supposed to see the production cuts start to show up... the slow restart of not only some of the states here in the U.S. but some of the countries in Europe is beginning to partially alleviate some of the demand fears.

  3. Terence Shigg:

    Let's be honest, narcotics use is on the rise and has been on the rise for years. The argument that America's hunger for drugs fuels the drug trade, and all that it entails, is partially true.

  4. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    The aerial reconnaissance flights confirmed significant damage in the southern islands, particularly Tanna island, where it appears that more than 80 percent of houses and buildings have been partially or completely destroyed.

  5. Stanley Litow:

    You see transformational activities in education that have taken place from time to time in the U.S. Like the end of the Second World War, for instance, they made high school mandatory, which opened up that option for a large number of students. It was transformative and led partially to America’s preeminence in the 20th century, i think the story of these six kids graduating now brings it home. Overwhelmingly it’s the children of color, who come from low-income backgrounds who a lot of people are not betting on.

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    A cosmopolitan
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