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Adjective: whole  hówl
  1. Including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete
    "gave his whole attention"; "a whole wardrobe for the tropics"; "the whole hog"; "a whole week"; "the baby cried the whole trip home"; "a whole loaf of bread"
     
  2. (of siblings) having the same parents
    "whole brothers and sisters"
     
  3. Not injured
    "Please let my daughter go, please release her whole";
    - unharmed, unhurt, unscathed
     
  4. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
    "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again";
    - hale
     
  5. Acting together as a single undiversified whole
    - solid, unanimous
Noun: whole  hówl
  1. All of something including all its component elements or parts
    "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
     
  2. An assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
    "how big is that part compared to the whole?";
    - unit
Adverb: whole  hówl
  1. To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
    "a whole new idea";
    - wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether

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Derived forms: wholes

See also: complete, entire, full, full-length, full-page, healthy, intact, integral, integrity, livelong, total, undiversified, undivided, uninjured, unity, wholeness

Type of: article, concept, conception, construct, object, physical object

Antonym: fractional, half

Encyclopedia: Whole