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whole

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of whole

  1. 1 not divided or scattered among several areas of interest or concern you'll need to put your whole effort into this project Synonyms of whole all, concentrated, entire, exclusive, focused (also focussed), undivided Words Related to whole absolute, complete, full, lump, teetotal, thorough, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unqualified, utter; comprehensive, intact, integral, perfect, unbroken Near Antonyms of whole deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, halfway, incomplete, partial Antonyms of whole diffuse, divided, scattered

  2. 2 enjoying health and vigor whole and happy again after months of recuperation Synonyms of whole able-bodied, bouncing, fit, hale, hearty, robust, sound, well, well-conditioned, healthy, wholesomeWords Related to whole hard, hardy, iron, lusty, rugged, stalwart, strong, sturdy, tough; ambulatory, nondisabled, uncrippled; active, agile, chipper, lively, sprightful, sprightly, spry, vigorous, vital; blooming, clean-cut, flourishing, flush, prospering, thriving; all right, good, rightNear Antonyms of whole decrepit, enfeebled, feeble, infirm, run-down, sickened, sickly, weak, weakened, weakly, worn-out; challenged, crippled, debilitated, differently abled, disabled, halt, incapacitated, lame; delicate, fragile, frail; emaciated, gaunt, haggard, malnourished, undernourished; afflicted, troubled; bad, poorlyAntonyms of whole ailing, diseased, ill, sick, unfit, unhealthy, unsound, unwell

  3. 3 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it the puzzle isn't quite whole, but close enough Synonyms of whole compleat, comprehensive, entire, full, grand, intact, integral, perfect, plenary, total, completeWords Related to whole unabridged, uncut, undiminished; all-out, exhaustive, extensive, maximal; full-blooded, full-blown, full-bore, full-fledged, full-on, full-out, full-scaleNear Antonyms of whole abbreviated, abridged, cut, diminished, reducedAntonyms of whole imperfect, incomplete, partial

Synonym Discussion of whole

perfect, whole, entire, intact mean not lacking or faulty in any particular. perfect implies the soundness and the excellence of every part, element, or quality of a thing frequently as an unattainable or theoretical state.
    • a perfect set of teeth
whole suggests a completeness or perfection that can be sought, gained, or regained.
    • felt like a whole person again after vacation
entire implies perfection deriving from integrity, soundness, or completeness of a thing.
    • the entire Beethoven corpus
intact implies retention of perfection of a thing in its natural or original state.
    • the boat survived the storm intact

whole

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whole

  1. a complete amount of something the landlord eventually refunded the whole of our deposit Synonyms of whole aggregate, full, sum, summation, sum total, total, totality Words Related to whole gross; completeness, comprehensiveness, cumulativeness, entirety; bulk, lion's share, mass; enchilada, schmear Phrases grand total, the whole bit, the whole kit and caboodle, the whole nine yards, the whole shebang Near Antonyms of whole net


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