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Adjective whole has 3 senses
  1. whole - 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"
    Antonyms:
    fractional, aliquot, divisional, down, fragmental, fragmentary, half, halfway, third, three-quarter
  2. whole - (of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters"
    Antonym:
    half
  3. hale, whole - exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
Adverbial whole has 1 sense
  1. wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole - 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"
Noun whole has 2 senses
  1. whole - all of something including all its component elements or parts; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
    --1 is a kind of
    concept, conception, construct
    --1 has parts: part, section, division
    --1 has particulars: unit; compound; complex, composite
  2. whole, whole thing, unit - 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"
    --2 is a kind of object, physical object
    --2 has parts: part, portion; section, segment
    --2 has particulars:
     artifact, artefact; item; sum, total, totality, aggregate
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