Partly vs Moderately - What's the difference?

partly | moderately |


As adverbs the difference between partly and moderately

is that partly is in part, or to some degree, but not completely while moderately is in a moderate manner.

partly

English

Adverb

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  • In part, or to some degree, but not completely.
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    moderately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a moderate manner.
  • During the debate, they disagreed plainly, but moderately .
  • To a moderate extent or degree.
  • They were at least moderately happy with their bonuses.