Synonyms of partial in English:


See US English definition of partial

See UK English definition of partial

See Spanish definition of parcial


1‘the partial recovery of the economy’

incomplete, limited, qualified, restricted, imperfect, fragmentary, unfinished

complete, total, whole

2‘the paper gave a distorted and very partial view of the situation’

biased, prejudiced, partisan, one-sided, slanted, skewed, coloured, interested, parti pris, discriminatory, preferential, jaundiced
unjust, unfair, inequitable, unbalanced

unbiased, impartial, disinterested


    be partial to

    ‘Celeste was partial to bacon sandwiches’

    like, love, enjoy, have a liking for, be fond of, be keen on, have a fondness for, have a weakness for, have a soft spot for, have a taste for, be taken with, care for, have a penchant for, have a predilection for, have a proclivity for, be enamoured of
    informal adore, be mad about, be mad on, have a thing about, be crazy about, be nutty about
    British informal be potty about
    North American informal cotton to, be nutso about, be nutso over
    Australian, New Zealand informal be shook on