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synonyms for partly

  • at least
  • partially
  • slightly
  • somewhat
  • at best
  • at most
  • at worst
  • bit by bit
  • by degrees
  • carelessly
  • halfway
  • in a general way
  • in bits and pieces
  • in part
  • in some measure
  • in some ways
  • inadequately
  • incompletely
  • insufficiently
  • little by little
  • measurably
  • not entirely
  • not fully
  • not strictly speaking
  • not wholly
  • notably
  • noticeably
  • piece by piece
  • piecemeal
  • relatively
  • so far as possible
  • to a certain degree
  • to a certain extent
  • up to a certain point
  • within limits
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antonyms for partly

MOST RELEVANT
  • completely
  • totally
  • wholly
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How to use partly in a sentence

The discrepancy is partly due to many unemployed Americans being misclassified as employed, Powell said during a virtual speech at the Economic Club of New York.
FED CHAIR: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS CLOSER TO 10 PERCENT, NOT 6.3 PERCENT, IN JANUARYRACHEL SIEGELFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The answer lies partly in the science of concussions and partly in helmet testing and certification.
THE TREK WAVECEL HELMET LAWSUIT, EXPLAINEDJOE LINDSEYFEBRUARY 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Thousands of years later, it turned out Aristotle was partly wrong there as well.
UNDERGRADUATES HUNT FOR SPECIAL TETRAHEDRA THAT FIT TOGETHERKEVIN HARTNETTFEBRUARY 9, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Friday night looks partly to mostly cloudy and cold with lows in the 20s.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: CLOUDY AND MILDER TODAY BEFORE WINTER STORM THREATS ARRIVEMATT ROGERSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the rest of the day, we should have partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid-40s to lower 50s.
PM UPDATE: PATCHY, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS A RISK LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAYIAN LIVINGSTONFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is partly because it didn’t fit the story, but also so that Fullbright wouldn’t “pigeonhole” themselves, Gaynor said.
THE MAKING OF ‘OPEN ROADS,’ A GAME ABOUT MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS AND ROAD TRIPSELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s partly a memoir and partly a history lesson on how Big Alcohol attracted and hooked women.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN JANUARYTHE EDITORSFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Turning colder with partly cloudy skies Friday night, with lows in the 20s to around 30.
UPDATES: SNOW SHOWERS FOCUS INSIDE THE BELTWAYMATT ROGERS, JASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That was partly because of the weather and the delayed start time.
AFTER MONTHS OF PLANNING, PROTESTS AND FALSE STARTS, D.C. STUDENTS AND TEACHERS HEAD TO CLASSES FOR FIRST TIME IN NEARLY A YEARPERRY STEIN, LAUREN LUMPKIN, JOE HEIM, LAURA MECKLERFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The launch was originally supposed to take place in the US, but was moved “partly because of US restrictions caused by coronavirus,” according to Reuters.
SCIENTISTS WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE BY BLOCKING THE SUN WITH DUSTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJANUARY 28, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO PARTLY

  • bisected
  • divided
  • even-steven
  • fifty-fifty
  • fractional
  • incomplete
  • limited
  • moderate
  • partly
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