Synonyms of whole


1. whole, concept, conception, construct

usage: all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"

2. whole, unit, object, physical object

usage: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"


1. whole (vs. fractional), entire, full, total, full-length, full-page, integral, entire, intact, livelong, undivided, complete

usage: including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; "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. whole (vs. half)

usage: (of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters"

3. unharmed, unhurt, unscathed, whole, uninjured (vs. injured)

usage: not injured

4. hale, whole, healthy (vs. unhealthy)

usage: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"

5. solid, unanimous, whole, undiversified (vs. diversified)

usage: acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"


1. wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole

usage: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "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"

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Definition and meaning of whole (Dictionary)