Origin of partial
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
Word Origin for partial
Word Origin and History for partially
early 15c., "one-sided, biased," from Old French parcial (14c., Modern French partial), from Medieval Latin partialis "divisible, solitary, partial," from Latin pars (genitive partis) "part" (see part (n.)). Sense of "not whole, incomplete" is attested from late 14c. Related: Partially (mid-15c. as "incompletely").