1. Including all components without exception;
    Being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration;
    Complete (synset 300516809)
    "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 (synset 300519841)
    "whole brothers and sisters"
  3. Not injured or harmed (synset 301322654)
  4. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health (synset 301174940)
    "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
  5. Acting together as a single undiversified whole (synset 300787771)
    "a solid voting bloc"
  1. All of something including all its component elements or parts (synset 105878206)
    "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
  2. An assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity (synset 100003553)
    "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
  1. To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly') (synset 400008423)
    "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"; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"

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