## 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