Definitions of whole:
- noun: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
Example: "How big is that part compared to the whole?"
- noun: all of something including all its component elements or parts
Example: "Europe considered as a whole"
- adjective: including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete
Example: "Gave his whole attention"
- adjective: (of siblings) having the same parents
Example: "Whole brothers and sisters"
- adjective: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
Example: "Whole in mind and body"
- adverb: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
Example: "A whole new idea"
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