the whole time
Definition of the whole time
1 : since something began : during the entire period of time The police knew the whole time who was guilty.
2 British : at all times : always You can't be right the whole time.
3 British, informal : very often My sisters and I used to fight the whole time.
Word by Word Definitions
: free of wound or injury : unhurt
: recovered from a wound or injury : restored
: being healed
: a complete amount or sum : a number, aggregate, or totality lacking no part, member, or element
: something constituting a complex unity : a coherent system or organization of parts fitting or working together as one
: wholly, entirely
: as a complete entity
: the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : duration
: a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
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