Meaning of PARTIAL in English


adj. 1 incomplete, fragmentary, not total or whole, imperfect They were able to afford only a partial restoration of the house There will be a partial solar eclipse at noon. 2 prejudiced, biased, partisan, inclined, influenced, one-sided, jaundiced, unfair, discriminatory It will be difficult to find a judge who is not partial 3 partial to. in favour of, predisposed to, fond of, having a soft spot or weakness for, having a liking or taste or predilection for, having a fondness for, feeling an attraction or affinity to or toward(s), finding enjoyment in She used to be partial to punk rockers I am partial to Scotch beef.

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