Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun partial

2 senses of partial

Sense 1

partial derivative, partial -- (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)

=> derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, differential, first derivative -- (the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx)

Sense 2

overtone, partial, partial tone -- (a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency)

=> harmonic -- (a tone that is a component of a complex sound)

Antonyms of adj partial

3 senses of partial

Sense 1

partial -- (being or affecting only a part; not total; "a partial description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial immunity")

INDIRECT (VIA incomplete) -> complete -- (having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting")

Sense 2

partial (vs. impartial) -- (showing favoritism)

impartial (vs. partial) -- (showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge")

=> disinterested -- (unaffected by self-interest)

=> dispassionate, cold-eyed -- (unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice; "a journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact")

=> indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed -- (characterized by a lack of partiality; "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems")

=> indifferent -- (marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another; "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation")

Sense 3

fond (predicate), partial (predicate) -- ((followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for; "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies")

INDIRECT (VIA inclined) -> disinclined -- (unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval; "disinclined to say anything to anybody")

Similarity of adj partial

3 senses of partial

Sense 1

partial -- (being or affecting only a part; not total; "a partial description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial immunity")

=> incomplete (vs. complete), uncomplete -- (not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass")

Sense 2

partial (vs. impartial) -- (showing favoritism)

=> biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted -- (favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant")

Also See-> unfair#1, unjust#1

Sense 3

fond (predicate), partial (predicate) -- ((followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for; "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies")

=> inclined (predicate) (vs. disinclined) -- ((often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody")