Definition - whole

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whole
  1. 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"
  2. (of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"
  6. all of some

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