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

Related Words: unit
whole (n):
all of something including all its component elements or parts
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Europe considered as a whole.
the whole of American literature
whole (s):
acting together as a single undiversified whole
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a solid voting bloc
Related Words: unanimous
whole (a):
including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete
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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
whole (a):
(of siblings) having the same parents
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whole brothers and sisters
whole (s):
exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
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hale and hearty.
whole in mind and body.
a whole person again

Related Words: hale
whole (s):
not injured
whole (r):
to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
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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

Related Words: completelyentirelytotallywholly
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