Origin of partial
SYNONYMS FOR partial
Can be confusedpartially partly
Examples from the Web for partially
I am personally guilty of thinking that the culture war can be at least partially won on style points.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with all criminal suspects, far too few police interrogations of people with ID are videotaped or only partially videotaped.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sex, then, is not wholly experiential but at least partially transactional.Have Sperm, Will Travel: The ‘Natural Inseminators’ Helping Women Avoid the Sperm Bank|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In response to hearing her story, Uber apologized for the "inefficient route" and partially refunded her fare.
In support of his assessment, he offers a number of tantalizing theories, only partially undergirded by fully explored evidence.
The capital of the kingdom of Lilliput appeared to be partially surrounded by a vast and melancholy campagna of turnips.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
It seemed as though the whole mass of fighting men had partially sunk into the ground.The Lady of the Shroud|Bram Stoker
But poor Markham had all the eloquence of a partially ruined man.At His Gates, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
The old ruined castle—an imposing structure now partially repaired—is described in Scott's Waverley.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
So long as any profit exists, the State has a right to tax it; unjustly it may be, and partially, but still the title is there.
British Dictionary definitions for partially
- constituting part of a larger structurea partial umbel
- used for only part of the life cycle of a planta partial habitat
- (of a parasite) not exclusively parasitic