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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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Next Proverb

The wheel that squeaks gets the grease, the squeaking wheels get the grease.

Ağlamayan bebeğe meme vermezler.
When people say that the squeaky wheel gets the grease, they mean that the person who complains or protests the loudest attracts attention and service.


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