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Definitions for partly
ˈpɑrt lipart·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word partly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. partially, partly, partadverb

    in part; in some degree; not wholly

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

Wiktionary

  1. partlyadverb

    in part, or to some degree, but not completely

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Partlyadverb

    In some measure; in some degree; in part.

    Etymology: from part.

    That part, which, since the coming of Christ, partly hath embraced, and partly shall hereafter embrace the christian religion, we term, as by a more proper name, the church of Christ. Richard Hooker, b. iii. s. 1.

    The inhabitants of Naples have been always very notorious for leading a life of laziness and pleasure, which I take to arise out of the wonderful plenty of their country, that does not make labour so necessary to them, and partly out of the temper of their climate, that relaxes the fibres of their bodies, and disposes the people to such an idle indolent humour. Joseph Addison, Remarks on Italy.

ChatGPT

  1. partly

    Partly refers to a certain extent or degree but not completely or entirely. It refers to something being the case or true to some extent but not fully. It is often used to indicate that there are several reasons, causes, or factors involved in a situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Partlyadverb

    in part; in some measure of degree; not wholly

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'partly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1815

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'partly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2473

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'partly' in Adverbs Frequency: #155

Anagrams for partly »

  1. raptly

  2. paltry

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of partly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of partly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of partly in a Sentence

  1. Derek Scissors:

    The (Chinese) reform camp has been selling (IMF inclusion) partly on the basis of international prestige, in particular equaling Japan, what is the reform movement going to say now to move reform forward ... if the IMF has already recognized China as an internationalized currency?

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.

  3. Thomas Wolfe:

    If a man has talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and has a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.

  4. Cyril Ramaphosa:

    This is partly what climate change is about, that it just hits when we least expect it.

  5. Daily Caller:

    The Lincoln Project was able to avoid commenting on the Weaver allegations partly due to the fact that its co-founders were not asked about them during their many cable news appearances.

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