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full

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of full

  1. 1 to a full extent or degree waited until it was full dark to launch the attack Synonyms of full all, all of, all over, altogether, clean, completely, dead, enough, entire, entirely, even, exactly, fast, flat, fully, heartily, out, perfectly, plumb [chiefly dialect], quite, soundly, thoroughly, through and through, totally, utterly, well, wholly, wideWords Related to full absolutely, categorically, cold, downright, hands down, plain, stone, stone-cold, unqualifiedly; basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, more or less, mostly, overall, predominantly, predominately, primarily, principally, substantially; abundantly, copiously, generously, greatlyNear Antonyms of full barely, hardly, just, kind of, marginally, minimally, scarcely, slightly, superficially; approximately, roughly, somewhatAntonyms of full half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly

  2. 2 to a great degree he knew full well that what he was doing was wrong Synonyms of full achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, corking, cracking, damn, damned, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, very, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, monstrous [chiefly dialect], mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, rattling, real, really, right, roaring, roaringly, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, stinking, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, unco, uncommonly, vastly, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildlyWords Related to full absolutely, altogether, completely, downright, entirely, flat-out, fully, positively, purely, radically, thoroughly, totally, utterly, wholly; deeply, profoundly; exceptionally, notably, remarkably; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially; appreciably, discernibly, markedly, noticeably, obviously, palpably, plainly, visibly; abundantly, plentifully; astronomically, grandly, monstrously, monumentally; excessively, obscenely, overmuch; amazingly, astonishingly, staggeringlyNear Antonyms of full meagerly, scantily; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcelyAntonyms of full little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, somewhat

  3. 3 as stated or indicated without the slightest difference full in the center of the square stands an enormous statue of the city's founder Synonyms of full due, exactly, just, precisely, right, sharp, smack-dab, squarely


full

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of full

  1. a complete amount of something the account is now paid in full Synonyms of full aggregate, whole, sum, summation, sum total, total, totalityWords Related to full gross; completeness, comprehensiveness, cumulativeness, entirety; bulk, lion's share, mass; enchilada, schmearNear Antonyms of full net


full

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of full

  1. 1 containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible at the start of the game everyone was full of energy and hope the boy's bedroom is full of sports trophies and medals Synonyms of full brimful, brimming, bursting, chockablock, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, filled, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, stuffed Words Related to full overcrowded, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstuffed; abounding, flush, fraught, replete, rife, swarming, teeming Near Antonyms of full deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, short, shortish, shy, wanting; depleted, drained, exhausted Antonyms of full bare, blank, devoid, empty, stark, vacant, void

  2. 2 of the highest degree even at the age of eighteen he hadn't reached his full height a boat going at full speed Synonyms of full greatest, maximum, top, topmost, utmost, utter Words Related to full heightened, high Near Antonyms of full lessened, low Antonyms of full least, littlest, lowest, minimal, minimum, slightest

  3. 3 having one's appetite completely satisfied even the heartiest eaters are sure to be full when they leave that restaurant Synonyms of full replete, sated, satiate, satiated, stuffed, surfeited Words Related to full glutted, gorged, overfed, overfull, overstuffed Near Antonyms of full underfed, undernourished Antonyms of full empty, famished, hungry, starved, starving

  4. 4 covering everything or all important points a full analysis of the problems facing our cities today Synonyms of full all-embracing, all-in [chiefly British], all-inclusive, broad-gauge (or broad-gauged), compendious, complete, comprehensive, cover-all, cyclopedic, embracive, exhaustive, encyclopedic, global, inclusive, in-depth, omnibus, panoramic, thorough, universalWords Related to full broad, catholic, encyclical, general, inclusionary, overall; cosmic (also cosmical), extensive, far, far-reaching, grand, large, panoptic, sweeping, vast, wide, wide-ranging; blanket, indiscriminate, unrestrictedNear Antonyms of full circumscribed, limited, narrow, restricted, specialized; exact, precise; individual, singular, specific; incomplete, patchy, sketchy

  5. 5 having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor) the dessert had a rich, full chocolate flavor Synonyms of full big, concentrated, full-bodied, heady, lusty, muscular, plush, potent, rich, robust, strongWords Related to full heavy; straight, undiluted, unmixed; high-octane, high-test; enriched, fortified; concentratedNear Antonyms of full dilute, diluted, watered-down, wateryAntonyms of full delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened

  6. 6 having an excess of body fat she should have a hairdo that complements her full face Synonyms of full blubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, fat, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubbyWords Related to full beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphicNear Antonyms of full angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexicAntonyms of full lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin

  7. 7 including many small descriptive features a very full description of the city's cultural offerings Synonyms of full blow-by-blow, circumstantial, elaborate, detailed, minute, particular, particularized, thoroughWords Related to full enumerated, inventoried, itemized, listed, numerated; delineated, specific, specified; abundant, copious; comprehensive, encyclopedic, exhausting, exhaustive, inclusionary, inclusive, in-depth, omnibus, panoramic, thoroughgoing; accurate, correct, exact, precise; complete, entire, replete; distinct, explicit, sharp; mapped (out); descriptive, graphic (also graphical), picturesque, vividNear Antonyms of full brief, compact, concise, crisp, pithy, short, succinct, terse; abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, cut, pruned, shortened, trimmed; ambiguous, indeterminate, nebulous, nondescript, sketchy, vague; bird's-eye, broad, general, nonspecific, overall, unspecifiedAntonyms of full compendious, summary

  8. 8 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it a full deck of cards Synonyms of full compleat, comprehensive, entire, complete, grand, intact, integral, perfect, plenary, total, wholeWords Related to full unabridged, uncut, undiminished; all-out, exhaustive, extensive, maximal; full-blooded, full-blown, full-bore, full-fledged, full-on, full-out, full-scaleNear Antonyms of full abbreviated, abridged, cut, diminished, reducedAntonyms of full imperfect, incomplete, partial

Synonym Discussion of full

full, complete, plenary, replete mean containing all that is wanted or needed or possible. full implies the presence or inclusion of everything that is wanted or required by something or that can be held, contained, or attained by it.
    • a full schedule
complete applies when all that is needed is present.
    • a complete picture of the situation
plenary adds to complete the implication of fullness without qualification.
    • given plenary power
replete implies being filled to the brim or to satiety.
    • replete with delightful details


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