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EN[həʊl] [həʊɫ] [hɒʊl] [hɒʊɫ] [hoʊl] [hoʊɫ] [-əʊl]
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WWhole
  • Whole may refer to:
  • Holism, the idea that natural systems and their properties should be viewed as wholes, not as collections of parts
  • in music, a whole step, or Major second
  • in music, a Whole note, or semibreve
  • Whole (EP), a 1997 EP by Pedro the Lion, or the title song
  • Whole (film), a 2003 documentary about people suffering from body integrity identity disorder
  • "Whole", a song by Flaw from their 2001 album Through the Eyes
  • Whole (album), a 2013 album by Soil

    Definition of whole in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwholesSUF-ole
    1. Something complete, without any parts missing.
      1. An entirety.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore wholeSUPmost whole
        1. Entire.
          1. I ate a whole fish. ‎
        2. Sound, uninjured, healthy.
          1. He is of whole mind, but the same cannot be said about his physical state. ‎
        3. (of food) From which none of its constituents has been removed.
          1. whole wheat;  whole milk ‎
      3. AdverbCOMmore wholeSUPmost whole
        1. COL In entirety; entirely; wholly.
          1. I ate a fish whole!
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The whole notion of sexual harassment is a lie concocted by the fembitches.
          • shall, before I instance, only forelay this That we must consider ... — The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI., 1822
          • One snorer can keep a whole room of sleepy people awake.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Whole cell and microaspirated lipid body lipidomic analysis was performed in collaboration with Metabolon Inc. Heatmaps were generated using the RColorBrewer and gplots packages in R [32 , 34 ].
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The actor simply dialed in his performance, leaving even his devoted fans disappointed with the show as a whole.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Adverbs
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en wholesome
            2. en wholesale
            3. en wholeness
            4. en wholemeal
            5. en wholeheartedly
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of whole for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "whole" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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