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whole

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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350 in 341 verses (in OT : 270 in 262 verses) (in NT : 80 in 79 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

wholea. [OE. hole, hol, hal, hool, AS. hāl well, sound, healthy; akin to OFries. & OS. hl, D. heel, G. heil, Icel. heill, Sw. hel whole, Dan. heel, Goth. hails well, sound, OIr. cl augury. Cf. Hale, Hail to greet, Heal to cure, Health, Holy.].
  •  Containing the total amount, number, etc.; comprising all the parts; free from deficiency; all; total; entire; as, the whole earth; the whole solar system; the whole army; the whole nation.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "The whole race of mankind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Complete; entire; not defective or imperfect; not broken or fractured; unimpaired; uninjured; integral; as, a whole orange; the egg is whole; the vessel is whole.  [1913 Webster]
    "My life is yet whole in me."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Possessing, or being in a state of, heath and soundness; healthy; sound; well.  [1913 Webster]
    "[She] findeth there her friends hole and sound."  [1913 Webster]
    "They that be whole need not a physician."  [1913 Webster]
    "When Sir Lancelot's deadly hurt was whole."  [1913 Webster]
    "All the whole army stood agazed on him."  [1913 Webster]
    "One entire and perfect chrysolite."  [1913 Webster]
    "Lest total darkness should by night regain
    Her old possession, and extinguish life.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "So absolute she seems,
    And in herself complete.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Whole blood. (Law of Descent) See under Blood, n., 2. -- Whole note (Mus.), the note which represents a note of longest duration in common use; a semibreve. -- Whole number (Math.), a number which is not a fraction or mixed number; an integer. -- Whole snipe (Zoöl.), the common snipe, as distinguished from the smaller jacksnipe. [Prov. Eng.]
Syn. -- All; total; complete; entire; integral; undivided; uninjured; unimpaired; unbroken; healthy.
wholen. 
  •  The entire thing; the entire assemblage of parts; totality; all of a thing, without defect or exception; a thing complete in itself.  [1913 Webster]
    "“This not the whole of life to live,
    Nor all of death to die.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A regular combination of parts; a system.  [1913 Webster]
    "Parts answering parts shall slide into a whole."  [1913 Webster]
Committee of the whole. See under Committee. -- Upon the whole, considering all things; taking everything into account; in view of all the circumstances or conditions.
Syn. -- Totality; total; amount; aggregate; gross.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whole, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 in an uninjured, unbroken, intact, or undiminished state (swallowed it whole; there is not a plate left whole).
2 not less than; all there is of; entire, complete (waited a whole year; tell the whole truth; the whole school knows).
3 (of blood or milk etc.) with no part removed.
--n.
1 a thing complete in itself.
2 all there is of a thing (spent the whole of the summer by the sea).
3 (foll. by of) all members, inhabitants, etc., of (the whole of London knows it).

Idiom
as a whole as a unity; not as separate parts. go the whole hog see HOG. on the whole taking everything relevant into account; in general (it was, on the whole, a good report; they behaved well on the whole). whole cloth cloth of full size as manufactured. whole holiday a whole day taken as a holiday (cf. half holiday). whole-life insurance life insurance for which premiums are payable throughout the remaining life of the person insured. whole lot see LOT. whole note esp. US Mus. = SEMIBREVE. whole number a number without fractions; an integer. whole-tone scale Mus. a scale consisting entirely of tones, with no semitones.
Derivative
wholeness n.
Etymology
OE hal f. Gmc

THESAURUS

whole

a certain, absolute, account, across-the-board, admissibility, admission, admitting no exception, aggregate, all, all hands, all the world, all-comprehensive, all-embracing, all-inclusive, all-out, amount, amplitude, an, any, any one, assimilation, atomic, be-all and end-all, being, blanket, box score, bulk, bunkum, cast, categorical, census, clear, coherence, cohesion, compendious, complete, completeness, composition, comprehension, comprehensive, comprehensiveness, comprisal, concentrated, conclusive, constituents, content, contents, count, coverage, decided, decisive, definite, definitive, determinate, developed, difference, divisions, downright, either, elements, eligibility, embodiment, embracement, encompassment, encyclopedic, entire, entirety, entity, envisagement, every man Jack, everybody, everyone, exclusive, exhaustive, exhaustiveness, explicit, express, extent, final, fit, fixed, flat, flat-out, flawless, force, full, full-fledged, full-grown, full-scale, global, good, gross, guts, hale, healthy, holistic, implicit, inappealable, inclusion, inclusive, inclusiveness, incorporation, index, indisputable, individual, indivisible, ingredients, innards, insides, intact, integral, integrate, integrated, inventory, irreducible, items, linkage, list, lone, magnitude, mass, matter, mature, matured, measure, measurement, membership, monadic, monistic, number, numbers, omnibus, one, one and all, one and indivisible, openness, orbicular, organism, organization, out-and-out, outright, over-all, panoramic, part, participation, parts, peremptory, perfect, plenary, positive, product, quantity, quantum, reception, reckoning, result, resultant, right, ripe, round, rounded, sane, score, simple, single, singular, sole, solid, solitary, sound, straight, straight-out, strength, substance, sum, sum total, summation, supply, sweeping, synoptic, system, tale, tally, the bottom line, the story, the whole story, tolerance, toleration, total, totality, tote, tout le monde, unabbreviated, unanalyzable, unblemished, unbroken, uncircumscribed, unconditional, unconditioned, uncut, undamaged, undiminished, undistracted, undivided, undoubting, unequivocal, unexpurgated, unhampered, unhesitating, unhurt, uniform, unimpaired, uninjured, unique, unitary, unity, universal, unlimited, unmarred, unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified, unquestioning, unreserved, unrestricted, unswerving, untouched, unwaivable, utter, well, well-rounded, wholesome, without exception, without omission, without reserve, x number

ROGET THESAURUS

whole

Health

N health, sanity, soundness, vigor, good health, perfect health, excellent health, rude health, robust health, bloom, mens sana in corpore sano, Hygeia, incorruption, incorruptibility, good state of health, clean bill of health, eupepsia, euphoria, euphory, St. Anthony's fire, healthy, healthful, in health, well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole, florid, flush, hardy, stanch, staunch, brave, robust, vigorous, weatherproof, unscathed, uninjured, unmaimed, unmarred, untainted, sound of wind and limb, safe and sound, on one's legs, sound as a roach, sound as a bell, fresh as a daisy, fresh as a rose, fresh as April, hearty as a buck, in fine feather, in high feather, in good case, in full bloom, pretty bobbish, tolerably well, as well as can be expected, sanitary sanatory, health that snuffs the morning air, non est vivere sed valere vita.

Whole

N whole, totality, integrity, totalness, entirety, ensemble, collectiveness, unity, completeness, indivisibility, indiscerptibility, integration, embodiment, integer, all, the whole, total, aggregate, one and all, gross amount, sum, sum total, tout ensemble, length and breadth of, Alpha and Omega, be all and end all, complex, complexus, lock stock and barrel, bulk, mass, lump, tissue, staple, body, compages, trunk, torso, bole, hull, hulk, skeleton greater part, major part, best part, principal part, main part, essential part, lion's share, Benjamin's mess, the long and the short, nearly, all, almost all, whole, total, integral, entire, complete, one, individual, unbroken, intact, uncut, undivided, unsevered, unclipped, uncropped, unshorn, seamless, undiminished, undemolished, undissolved, undestroyed, unbruised, indivisible, indissoluble, indissolvable, indiscerptible, wholesale, sweeping, comprehensive, wholly, altogether, totally, entirely, all, all in all, as a whole, wholesale, in a body, collectively, all put together, in the aggregate, in the lump, in the mass, in the gross, in the main, in the long run, en masse, as a body, on the whole, bodily, en bloc, in extenso, throughout, every inch, substantially, tout bien ou rien, whole, totality, integrity, totalness, entirety, ensemble, collectiveness, unity, completeness, indivisibility, indiscerptibility, integration, embodiment, integer, all, the whole, total, aggregate, one and all, gross amount, sum, sum total, tout ensemble, length and breadth of, Alpha and Omega, be all and end all, complex, complexus, lock stock and barrel, bulk, mass, lump, tissue, staple, body, compages, trunk, torso, bole, hull, hulk, skeleton greater part, major part, best part, principal part, main part, essential part, lion's share, Benjamin's mess, the long and the short, nearly, all, almost all, whole, total, integral, entire, complete, one, individual, unbroken, intact, uncut, undivided, unsevered, unclipped, uncropped, unshorn, seamless, undiminished, undemolished, undissolved, undestroyed, unbruised, indivisible, indissoluble, indissolvable, indiscerptible, wholesale, sweeping, comprehensive, wholly, altogether, totally, entirely, all, all in all, as a whole, wholesale, in a body, collectively, all put together, in the aggregate, in the lump, in the mass, in the gross, in the main, in the long run, en masse, as a body, on the whole, bodily, en bloc, in extenso, throughout, every inch, substantially, tout bien ou rien.

Completeness

N completeness, completion, integration, allness, entirety, perfection, solidity, solidarity, unity, all, ne plus ultra, ideal, limit, complement, supplement, make-weight, filling, up, impletion, saturation, saturity, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, fill, load, bumper, bellyful, brimmer, sufficiency, complete, entire, whole, perfect, full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary, solid, undivided, with all its parts, all- sided, exhaustive, radical, sweeping, thorough-going, dead, regular, consummate, unmitigated, sheer, unqualified, unconditional, free, abundant, brimming, brimful, topful, topfull, chock full, choke full, as full as an egg is of meat, as full as a vetch, saturated, crammed, replete, fraught, laden, full-laden, full-fraught, full-charged, heavy laden, completing, supplemental, supplementary, ascititious, completely, altogether, outright, wholly, totally, in toto, quite, all out, over head and ears, effectually, for good and all, nicely, fully, through thick and thin, head and shoulders, neck and heel, neck and crop, in all respects, in every respect, at all points, out and out, to all intents and purposes, toto coelo, utterly, clean, clean as a whistle, to the full, to the utmost, to the backbone, hollow, stark, heart and soul, root and branch, down to the ground, to the top of one's bent, as far as possible, a outrance, throughout, from first to last, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to the other, from Dan to Beersheba, from head to foot, from top to toe, from top to bottom, de fond en comble, a fond, a capite ad calcem, ab ovo usque ad mala, fore and aft, every, whit, every inch, cap-a-pie, to the end of the chapter, up to the brim, up to the ears, up to the eyes, as a as can be, on all accounts, sous tous les rapports, with a vengeance, with a witness, falsus in uno falsus in omnibus, false in one thing, false in everything, omnem movere lapidem, una scopa nuova spazza bene.


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