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Definition of "entire" []

  • Having no part excluded or left out; whole: I read the entire book. See Synonyms at whole. (adjective)
  • With no reservations or limitations; complete: gave us his entire attention. (adjective)
  • All in one piece; intact. (adjective)
  • Of one piece; continuous. (adjective)
  • Not castrated. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entire" in a sentence
  • "The masked Queen pictured in the first issue was Manfred Lee, and by Lee's account, in a 1969 letter to _The Armchair Detective, _ the two shared the workload: "[W] e were its entire staff -- you read me -- _entire; _ we did not even have a secretary."
  • "Now when he has won the title entire nation, tennis loves and his family feeling so proud of him."
  • "Halsted had operated on enough women and extracted enough tumors to create what he called an entire “cancer storehouse” at Hopkins."