English adjective: whole
|1.||whole including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete|
|Samples||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.
|Similar||entire, entire, full, full-length, full-page, intact, integral, livelong, total, undivided|
|Attribute||integrity, unity, wholeness|
|2.||whole (of siblings) having the same parents|
|Samples||Whole brothers and sisters.|
|3.||whole not injured|
|Synonyms||unharmed, unhurt, unscathed|
|4.||whole exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health|
|Samples||Hale and hearty.|
Whole in mind and body.
A whole person again.
|5.||whole acting together as a single undiversified whole|
|Samples||A solid voting bloc.|
English noun: whole
|1.||whole (cognition) all of something including all its component elements or parts|
|Samples||Europe considered as a whole.|
The whole of American literature.
|Broader (hypernym)||concept, conception, construct|
|Narrower (hyponym)||complex, composite, compound, unit|
|Part holonym||division, part, section|
|2.||whole an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity|
|Samples||How big is that part compared to the whole?.|
The team is a unit.
|Broader (hypernym)||object, physical object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aggregate, animate thing, artefact, artifact, assembly, congener, item, living thing, natural object, sum, total, totality|
|Part holonym||part, portion, section, segment|
English adverb: whole
|1.||whole to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||all, altogether, completely, entirely, totally, wholly|
|Antonyms||part, partially, partly|