Synonyms for (noun) partial

Synonyms: overtone, partial, partial tone

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

Similar words: harmonic

Definition: a tone that is a component of a complex sound


Synonyms: partial, partial derivative

Definition: 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

Similar words: differential, differential coefficient, derivative, derived function, first derivative

Definition: the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

Synonyms for (adjective) partial

Synonyms: partial

Definition: being or affecting only a part; not total

Usage: a partial description of the suspect; partial collapse; a partial eclipse; a partial monopoly; partial immunity

Similar words: uncomplete, incomplete

Definition: not complete or total; not completed

Usage: an incomplete account of his life; political consequences of incomplete military success; an incomplete forward pass


Synonyms: fond, partial

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

Usage: fond of chocolate; partial to horror movies

Similar words: inclined

Definition: (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency

Usage: wasn't inclined to believe the excuse; inclined to be moody


Synonyms: partial

Definition: showing favoritism

Similar words: one-sided, colored, coloured, slanted, biased

Definition: favoring one person or side over another

Usage: a biased account of the trial; a decision that was partial to the defendant