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Overview of noun whole

The noun whole has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) whole

(all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature")

2. whole, unit

(an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit")


Overview of adj whole

The adj whole has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (109) whole

(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. whole

((of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters")

3. unharmed, unhurt, unscathed, whole

(not injured)

4. hale, whole

(exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again")

5. solid, unanimous, whole

(acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc")


Overview of adv whole

The adv whole has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole

(to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea")

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