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ˈpɑr ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. partial derivative, partial(noun)

    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 tone(adj)

    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. partial(adj)

    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. partial(adj)

    showing favoritism

    partial(p), fond(p)

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

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

    (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


  1. partial(adjective)

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. incomplete

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. partial(a.)

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

  2. partial(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. partial(a)

    warped, biased, prejudiced, imperfect, incomplete


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  1. 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.

  2. Candyce Ayn:

    Checks arrived for partial amounts, some were for amounts different than expected, and I received more checks than I had anticipated.

  3. 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.

  4. Jeremy Rossman:

    At [ Turkey's ] level, most countries are implementing a full lockdown. A partial lockdown can be good, it can balance keeping some of the economy functioning while still trying to contain the outbreak it depends on how well the population is adhering to the guidance and how well physical distancing and hand hygiene are being implemented in workplaces. But at the rate Turkey is going right now, there is risk this won't be sufficient.

  5. Chief Executive Valery Zaytsev:

    Given the exceptionally high levels of debt and the difficult situation in the company, the offer is likely to include a partial write-off of the debt and the debt's conversion into the firm's shares, we are asking creditors to be patient and assure that you will be offered a transparent and fair proposal on debt restructure.

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