Definition of Partly

1. Adverb. In part; in some degree; not wholly. "He was partially paralyzed"

Exact synonyms: Part, Partially
Partainyms: Partial
Antonyms: Wholly



Definition of Partly

1. adv. In part; in some measure of degree; not wholly.

Definition of Partly

1. Adverb. in part, or to some degree, but not completely ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Partly

1. in some measure or degree [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Partly

partitionment
partitionments
partitions
partitive
partitive case
partitive cases
partitively
partitives
partizan
partizans
partizanship
partizanships
partless
partlets
partly (current term)
partner
partner in crime
partner off
partner relation
partnerdom
partnered
partnering
partnerless
partners
partners in crime
partnership
partnership certificate
partnership practice
partnerships

Literary usage of Partly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"Rocks of this group consist partly of crystals or crystalline VOL. xvi.—No. 414 particles, and partly of a non-crystalline amorphous substance or paste, ..."

2. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"... to Ladislaw was due partly to excusable prejudice, or even justifiable opinion, partly to a jealous repugnance hardly less in ..."

3. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"... partly BT IGNORANCE, partly BY WICKEDNESS. f WHILE experience testifies that the seeds of religion ..."

4. The Inter-state Commerce Act: An Analysis of Its Provisions by John Randolph Dos Passos (1887)
"... from a port of entry either in the United States or in an adjacent foreign country. (Sec. 1.) Common Carriers partly by Railroad and partly by Water. ..."

5. History of the Sacred Scriptures of the New Testament by Eduard Reuss (1884)
"They are based partly upon the contents, partly upon tradition, are mutually related, and in the course of time have become more and more extended. ..."

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