partway
adverb Date: 1822 1. to some extent ; partially, partly 2. at a point in the way or distance <
partway through the trip they met some friends
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  • partway — [pärt′wā′] adv. to some point, degree, or extent less than full, complete, final, etc. [partway done] …   English World dictionary

  • partway — /pahrt way , way /, adv. 1. at or to a part of the way or distance: Shall I walk you partway? I m already partway home. 2. in some degree or part; partly; partially: hopes that were only partway realized. [1855 60; PART + WAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • partway — part|way [ˈpa:tweı US ˈpa:rt ] adv informal for some of the distance or after some of the time has passed →↑halfway ▪ I got the bus partway. partway through/along/down ▪ She left partway through the two year contract …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • partway — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adverb : to a part of a distance : to some extent : partially, partly bony shelf … extends partway toward the outer wall F.A.Geldard an even partway ideal state of human affairs Charles Merz clawing with his feet and getting partway up …   Useful english dictionary

  • partway — part|way [ ,part weı ] adverb some of the distance to a place or some of the way through a process or period of time: We walked partway along the trail until we came to a stream. The program went only partway toward meeting its goals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • partway — adverb informal some of the way into a space, or after some of a period of time has passed: She slid partway into the room. | He came in partway through the presentation …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • partway — UK [ˌpɑː(r)tˈweɪ] / US [ˌpɑrtˈweɪ] adverb some of the distance to a place, or some of the way through a process or period of time We walked partway along the trail until we came to a stream. The programme went only partway towards meeting its… …   English dictionary

  • partway — part•way [[t]ˈpɑrtˈweɪ, ˌweɪ[/t]] adv. 1) at or to a part of the way: I m already partway home[/ex] 2) in some degree; partly • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • partway — adverb a) to some extent b) in part …   Wiktionary

  • partway — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. started, toward the middle, partially, somewhat; see begun , partly , some …   English dictionary for students

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