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Synonyms for partial
ˈpɑr ʃəlpar·tial

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  1. partialadjective

    Biased in favor of a person, side, or point of view, especially when dealing with a competition or dispute.

    The referee is blatantly partial!


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. partial

    restricted, local, peculiar, specific, favoring, inequitable, unfair, biased, particular

    unrestricted, total, universal, general, impartial, equitable, just, fair, unbiased

Princeton's WordNet

  1. partial derivative, partialnoun

    the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant

    partial tone, overtone, partial derivative

    impartial, indifferent, complete, dispassionate, unbiased, disinterested, unbiassed, cold-eyed, disinclined

  2. overtone, partial, partial toneadjective

    a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency

    partial tone, overtone, partial derivative

    complete, indifferent, impartial, unbiased, disinterested, unbiassed, dispassionate, cold-eyed, disinclined

  3. partialadjective

    being or affecting only a part; not total

    "a partial description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial immunity"

    partial(p), fond(p)

    complete, indifferent, unbiased, cold-eyed, impartial, disinclined, unbiassed, dispassionate, disinterested

  4. partialadjective

    showing favoritism

    partial(p), fond(p)

    indifferent, disinterested, disinclined, unbiassed, unbiased, cold-eyed, impartial, dispassionate, complete

  5. fond(p), partial(p)adjective

    (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for

    "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies"

    cold-eyed, unbiased, unbiassed, indifferent, disinterested, complete, dispassionate, disinclined, impartial

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  1. incomplete

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. partialadjective

    incomplete, imperfect, limited, not entire, not total, not general, not universal

  2. partialadjective

    biassed, prejudiced, prepossessed, warped, interested, unfair, unjust, one-sided, not indifferent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. partialadjective

    warped, biased, prejudiced, imperfect, incomplete


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  1. Troy Price:

    As part of our investigation, we determined with certainty that the underlying data collected via the app was sound. While the app was recording data accurately, it was reporting out only partial data. We have determined that this was due to a coding issue in the reporting system. This issue was identified and fixed. The application's reporting issue did not impact the ability of precinct chairs to report data accurately, while our plan is to release results as soon as possible today, our ultimate goal is to ensure that the integrity and accuracy of the process continues to be upheld.

  2. Yuval Steinitz:

    There is room for cautious optimism. But not beyond cautious, i hope that in the coming months, or by the end of the year, we will manage to reach a solution or at least a partial solution to the dispute.

  3. Marcus Arbery:

    Thank God for this good morning, that Wanda Cooper-Jones and Marcus Arbery Sr. have prayed for. It is because of their conviction to get full justice, not partial justice...( that) we get to celebrate this moment.

  4. Sunrise Movement:

    This partial victory shows the strength of the grassroots movement and the power of young people, in the coming days and months, well keep fighting to make sure the DNC and Tom Perez treat the climate crisis like the emergency that it is, and give it the airtime and attention it deserves.

  5. The Texas senator:

    Hillary Clinton embraces abortion on demand in all circumstances up until the moment of birth. Partial-birth abortion with taxpayer funding, with no notification for parents in any circumstances -- 91% of Americans say that's nuts, so what do they do, they try to shift it. The war on women wasn't that, it was contraceptives. Now listen, I have been a conservative my entire life. I have never met anybody, any conservative who wants to ban contraceptives.

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