Synonyms for Partial:


biased, prejudiced (adjective)
discriminatory, one-sided, partisan, tendentious, unfair, unjust, Influenced, Prepossessed.
incomplete (adjective)
insufficient, fractional, discontinuous, part, unachieved, deficient, lacking, incomplete, missing, Curtailed, short, embryonic, fragmentary, unattained, patchy, scanty, unfinished, unsatisfactory, segmental, unfulfilled, Unaccomplished, undone, sectional, immature.
narrow-minded (adjective)
subjective (adjective)
individual, arbitrary, personal, subjective, partisan.
unjust (adjective)
unsportsmanlike, unequal, inequitable, venal, partisan, foul, unjust, unfair, unjustifiable, uneven, one-sided, prejudiced, biased, discriminatory.


positive, affirmative, supportive, sympathetic, pro, approving, side. outstanding, abortive, superficial, Influenced, pending, light touch, sketchy. like, have a taste for, be attracted to. part. fair, preferential, favorable. straight, prejudicial, tendentious, Prepossessed.

Other synonyms:

light touch, approving, sympathetic, tendentious, supportive. prejudicial, sketchy, Prepossessed, affirmative, pro, preferential. outstanding, pending. positive. side. favorable. part. flimsy
Other relevant words:
sketchy, Prepossessed, outstanding, light touch, prejudicial, affirmative, superficial, positive, tendentious, supportive, favorable, like, straight, sympathetic, part, approving, pending, Influenced, pro, preferential, side, abortive.

Usage examples for partial

  1. By showing himself thus partial he got blame. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. By " indefinite" is simply meant not definitely expressed as either Universal or Particular, Total or Partial – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  3. But they're some partial to colts. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler