Definition of whole :
1. A regular combination of parts; a system.
2. Complete; entire; not defective or imperfect; not broken or fractured; unimpaired; uninjured; integral; as, a whole orange; the egg is whole; the vessel is whole.
3. Containing the total amount, number, etc.; comprising all the parts; free from deficiency; all; total; entire; as, the whole earth; the whole solar system; the whole army; the whole nation.
4. Possessing, or being in a state of, heath and soundness; healthy; sound; well.
5. The entire thing; the entire assemblage of parts; totality; all of a thing, without defect or exception; a thing complete in itself.
only, completed, perfect, wholly, exclusively, collect, strong, social unit, full-page, in all, all in all, self-colored, unblemished, exclusive, upstanding, health, fit, alone, tout ensemble, unqualified, mature, unswerving, satisfying, entirely, mutilated, concentrated, solely, consummate, replete, on the whole, shipshape, uninjured, preserved, unimpaired, good, intensive, untouched, building block, part, all told, unit of measurement, whole thing, fulfilled, thrive, healthy, unscathed, unmarred, unharmed, unbroken, flawless, livelong, wholesome, consentient, precise, self-coloured, hearty, broken, altogether, substantial, completely, full-length, undamaged, unhurt, hale, edge, safe, right, sound, totally, safe and sound, developed, unit, consentaneous, unanimous, square, round, firm, healthful, together, well
complete (part of speech: adjective)
conclusive, unsevered, accomplished, complete, undivided, full, plenary, entire, total, final, unabridged, comprehensive, intact, done, all, solid, integral, thorough, through, uncut, sum, exhaustive, unified, collective, finished, universal
entire (part of speech: adjective)
global, indivisible, mass, all-inclusive, inclusive, unfinished, sweeping, full-fledged, all-embracing, inseparable, unexpurgated, full-grown, gross, aggregate, full-scale, tally, partial, unabbreviated, indissoluble, holistic
completeness (part of speech: noun)
exhaustiveness, universe, oneness, intactness, thoroughness, entirety, allness, integration, everybody, collectivity, integrity, comprehensiveness, everyone, completeness, solidarity, totality, unity, entireness, plenum, fullness, everything
- The whole town in an alarme. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- I promise you, captain, that I shall tell you the whole story one of these days. - "The Wheel O' Fortune", Louis Tracy.
- It was so through the whole of Mr. Madison's administration, and it is so now." - "Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.", Josiah Quincy.