Share this entry

Share this page

partially

Line breaks: par|tial¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːʃ(ə)li
 
/

Definition of partially in English:

adverb

Only in part; to a limited extent: the work partially fulfills the function of a historical memoir [as submodifier]: a partially open door
More example sentences
  • Slightly spookily the gig was once again partially interrupted by a violent thunderstorm.
  • Problems occur when translating a visual layout for a partially or non-sighted person.
  • This model gave a clear picture of the forces acting on the partially destroyed spine.
Synonyms
to a limited extent/degree, partly, to a certain extent/degree, to some extent/degree, in part, not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, relatively, moderately, (up) to a point, half, somewhat, in some measure, comparatively, fractionally, slightly, incompletely
informal ish

Definition of partially in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure