Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb To a degree; not totally.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In part: not generally or totally; partly.
  • In a partial manner; with undue bias of mind to one party or side; with unjust favor or dislike.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In part; not totally
  • adverb In a partial manner; with undue bias of mind; with unjust favor or dislike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb To a partial degree or extent, incompletely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in part; in some degree; not wholly

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

partial +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Look for the word hydrogenated or the phrase partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on the ingredients label.

    The Small Change Diet

  • Look for the word hydrogenated or the phrase partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on the ingredients label.

    The Small Change Diet

  • I went to the co-op with Jamie, and possibly Jon, and bought some cheese breadsticks and "VEGN CROUTONS", confused at first by the label partially hidden from my view, and wondered how they could be vegan.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • Unfortunately, when many consumers who do read ingredient labels on packages see the words vegetable oil, even when it is part of the phrase partially hydrogenated, their minds read “healthy.”

    Trans Fats

  • Unfortunately, when many consumers who do read ingredient labels on packages see the words vegetable oil, even when it is part of the phrase partially hydrogenated, their minds read “healthy.”

    Trans Fats

  • Unfortunately, when many consumers who do read ingredient labels on packages see the words vegetable oil, even when it is part of the phrase partially hydrogenated, their minds read “healthy.”

    Trans Fats

  • Within a month, Avi signed a deal with Brushfire Records, the label partially owned by singer

    NPR Topics: News

  • You are right — even putting the title partially behind the figure wouldn’t have worked.

    In Gordath Wood: Writer Patrice Sarath » Realms of Fantasy August 2009 — review

  • BEIRUT Lebanon plans to begin partially privatizing its national carrier this year, the company's chairman said Thursday, as carrier pushes ahead with plans to rebuild its image as one of the region's top airlines following years of civil war and the global financial crisis.

    Lebanon's Middle East Airlines plans IPO

  • I make it with shredded carrots, finely sliced celery, walnuts pieces and then put that in partially set Lime, Orange, or Lemon JELLO.

    End of winter carrot and raisin salad | Homesick Texan

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