partway

adverb part·way \ ˈpärt-ˈwā \

Definition of partway

1 : to some extent : partially, partly
2 : at a point in the way or distance
  • partway through the trip they met some friends

Examples of partway in a Sentence

  1. I was partway to school when I realized I had forgotten my book.

  2. Partway down the mountain, he sprained his ankle.

  3. The team got a new coach partway through the season.

  4. They met up with some friends partway through the trip.

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First Known Use of partway

1822

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PARTWAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of partway for English Language Learners

  • : at a distance or time that is between two points



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