at or to a part of the way or distance: Shall I walk you partway? I'm already partway home. in some degree or part; partly; partially: hopes that were only partway realized.
Origin of partway
First recorded in 1855–60; part
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for partway
Contemporary Examples of partway
Partway through, the perspective shifts to the federal agents investigating them.
The grumblings among his new colleagues prompted Burger to back off, but only partway.
Historical Examples of partway
Partway up the little rocky eminence stands an old house, now fast falling to pieces.
Naked, he walked to the door leading to the balcony and pushed it partway open.
They went overhead, more brilliant than the brightest stars, and when partway down to the horizon they suddenly winked out.
British Dictionary definitions for partway
some of the way; partlyI stopped reading partway through the chapter
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