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KK Pronunciation

〔 hol,hUl 〕


〔 houl 〕

Overview of noun whole

The noun whole has 2 senses

  • whole -- (all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature")

  • whole, unit -- (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit")

Overview of adj whole

The adj whole has 5 senses

  • whole -- (including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; "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 -- ((of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters")

  • unharmed, unhurt, unscathed, whole -- (not injured)

  • hale, whole -- (exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again")

  • solid, unanimous, whole -- (acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc")

Overview of adv whole

The adv whole has 1 sense

  • wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole -- (to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "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")