HyperDic: whole

English > 8 senses of the word whole:
NOUNcognitionwholeall of something including all its component elements or parts
Topswhole, unitan assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
ADJECTIVEallwholeincluding all components without exception
allwhole(of siblings) having the same parents
allwhole, unharmed, unhurt, unscathednot injured
allwhole, haleexhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
allwhole, solid, unanimousacting together as a single undiversified whole
ADVERBallwhole, wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, rightcompletely
whole > pronunciation
Soundshhow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... Walpole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > whole: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIncluding all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration / duration; complete.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute ofintegrity, unity, wholenessAn undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
Narrowerentire, full, totalconstituting the full quantity or extent
full-lengthRepresenting or accommodating the entire length
full-pageOccupying an entire page in a book or paper
integral, entire, intactconstituting the undiminished entirety
livelong(of time) constituting the full extent or duration
undividednot separated into parts or shares
See alsocompleteHaving every necessary or normal part or component or step
Oppositefractionalconstituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety
Spanishentero, íntegro, todo
Nounswholeall of something including all its component elements or parts
Adverbswhollycompletely
English > whole: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of siblings) having the same parents.
Example"whole brothers and sisters"
Oppositehalf(of siblings) related through one parent only
English > whole: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot injured.
Synonymsunharmed, unhurt, unscathed
Broaderuninjurednot injured / injured physically or mentally
Spanishileso, incólume, indemne, salvo
Catalanestalvi, il·lès, incòlume, indemne
English > whole: 8 senses > adjective 4
MeaningExhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.
Examples
  • "whole in mind and body"
  • "a whole person again"
Synonymhale
BroaderhealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
Nounswholenessa state of robust good health
English > whole: 8 senses > adjective 5
Meaningacting together as a single undiversified whole.
Synonymssolid, unanimous
Broaderundiversifiednot diversified
Spanishmonolítico, sólido, unánime
Nounswholean assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
wholenessan undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
English > whole: 8 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAll of something including all its component elements or parts.
Examples
  • "Europe considered as a whole"
  • "the whole of American literature"
Partspart, section, divisionOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
Narrowercomplex, compositeA conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
compoundA whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
unitA single undivided whole
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishtodo, totalidad
Catalantotalitat, tot
Adjectivesuniversalisticof or relating to the whole
wholeincluding all components without exception
English > whole: 8 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningAn assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity.
Example"how big is that part compared to the whole?"
Synonymunit
Partspart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
section, segmentOne of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
Narrowerartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
assemblyA unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
congenerA whole (a thing or person) of the same kind or category as another
itemA whole individual unit
living thing, animate thingA living (or once living) entity
natural objectAn object occurring naturally
sum, total, totality, aggregateThe whole amount
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishconjunto, unidad completa, unidad
Catalanconjunt, unitat completa, unitat
Adjectiveswholeacting together as a single undiversified whole
English > whole: 8 senses > adverb 1
MeaningCompletely.
Synonymswholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, right
Oppositepartially, partly, part, in partIn part
Spanishcabalmente, completamente, enteramente, todo, totalmente
Catalancompletament, totalment, tot

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