whole / hoʊl /


whole2 个定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. comprising the full quantity, amount, extent, number, etc., without diminution or exception; entire, full, or total: He ate the whole pie. They ran the whole distance.
  2. containing all the elements properly belonging; complete: We have a whole set of antique china.
  3. undivided; in one piece: to swallow a thing whole.
n. 名词 noun
  1. the whole assemblage of parts or elements belonging to a thing; the entire quantity, account, extent, or number: He accepted some of the parts but rejected the whole.
  2. a thing complete in itself, or comprising all its parts or elements.
  3. an assemblage of parts associated or viewed together as one thing; a unitary system.

whole 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

entire, complete

adj. 形容词 adjective

unbroken, perfect

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

total made up of parts


  • whole ball of wax, the
  • whole hog
  • whole kit and caboodle, the
  • whole megillah
  • whole new ballgame, a
  • whole nine yards, the
  • whole shebang
  • as a whole
  • go whole hog
  • on the whole
  • out of whole cloth


  1. In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
  2. “We talked about the science the whole time the other day,” Krauss told The Daily Beast in a phone interview.
  3. If the Israel model ban were directed towards disordered eating, Ravin says she would support it whole-heartedly.
  4. What an amazing thing to be able to listen to any music you want, a whole world of bands.
  5. And Air Force assessors are the first to say such imaging never tells the whole story.
  6. You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
  7. Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
  8. But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.
  9. All changes are to be Rang either by walking them (as the term is) or else Whole-pulls, or Half-pulls.
  10. The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.