Definitions For Partial


  • A harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
  • 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


  • Being or affecting only a part; not total
  • (followed by of' or to') having a strong preference or liking for


  • Showing favoritism

Is Partial a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Partial is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Partial in a Sentence

  • These plants prefer full sun or partial shade.
  • The partial ban on immigration has been lifted.
  • His latest play was deemed only a partial success by the critics.

Synonyms for Partial

Antonyms for Partial

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