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en·tire

 (ĕn-tīr′)
adj.
1.
a. Having no part excluded or left out; whole: I read the entire book. See Synonyms at whole.
b. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration: We spent the entire day at the beach.
c. Not broken, decayed, or divided; intact: an old building with its roof entire.
d. With no reservations or limitations; complete: gave us his entire attention.
2. Not castrated.
3. Botany Not having an indented margin: an entire leaf.
4. Archaic Unmixed or unalloyed; pure or homogenous.
n.
1. The whole; the entirety.
2. An uncastrated horse; a stallion.

[Middle English, from Old French entier, from Latin integrum, neuter of integer; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

en·tire′ness n.

entire

(ɪnˈtaɪə)
adj
1. (prenominal) whole; complete: the entire project is going well.
2. (prenominal) without reservation or exception; total: you have my entire support.
3. not broken or damaged; intact
4. consisting of a single piece or section; undivided; continuous
5. (Botany) (of leaves, petals, etc) having a smooth margin not broken up into teeth or lobes
6. (Zoology) not castrated: an entire horse.
7. obsolete of one substance or kind; unmixed; pure
n
8. a less common word for entirety
9. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) an uncastrated horse
10. (Philately) philately
a. a complete item consisting of an envelope, postcard, or wrapper with stamps affixed
b. on entire (of a stamp) placed on an envelope, postcard, etc, and bearing postal directions
[C14: from Old French entier, from Latin integer whole, from in-1 + tangere to touch]
enˈtireness n

en•tire

(ɛnˈtaɪər)

adj.
1. having all the parts or elements; whole; complete.
2. full or thorough.
3. not broken, mutilated, or decayed; intact.
4. unimpaired or undiminished.
5. being wholly of one piece; undivided; continuous.
6. without notches or indentations, as a leaf.
7. not gelded.
8. Obs. wholly of one kind; unmixed or pure.
n.
9. an ungelded animal, esp. a stallion.
10. Archaic. the whole; entirety.
[1350–1400; Middle English entere < Middle French entier < Latin integrum, acc. of integer whole; see integer]
en•tire′ness, n.
syn: See complete.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entire - uncastrated adult male horseentire - uncastrated adult male horse  
male horse - the male of species Equus caballus
studhorse, stud - adult male horse kept for breeding
Adj.1.entire - constituting the full quantity or extententire - constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
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"
2.entire - constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged; "a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon; "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"; "fought to keep the union intact"
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"
3.entire - (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge; not broken up into teeth or lobes
smooth - of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
4.entire - (used of domestic animals) sexually competent; "an entire horse"
uncastrated - not castrated

entire

adjective
1. continuous, unified, unbroken, uninterrupted, undivided He had spent his entire life in China as a doctor.
2. whole, full, complete, total, gross The entire family was killed in the crash.
3. absolute, full, total, utter, outright, thorough, unqualified, unrestricted, undiminished, unmitigated, unreserved He assured me of his entire confidence in me.
4. intact, whole, perfect, unmarked, unbroken, sound, unharmed, undamaged, without a scratch, unmarred No document is entire, and it is often unclear in what order the pieces fit together.

entire

adjective
1. Including every constituent or individual:
2. Lacking nothing essential or normal:
3. Not more or less:
Translations
كَامِلكامِل، كُل
celý
helhele
koko
čitav
heill, allur
全体の
전체의
ištisasvisuma
pilnīgsviss
całacałecałkowitycały
celoten
fullständig
ทั้งหมด
toàn bộ

entire

[ɪnˈtaɪəʳ] ADJ
1. (= whole) → entero
the entire worldel mundo entero, todo el mundo
she cleaned the entire houselimpió toda la casalimpió la casa entera
he didn't speak throughout the entire eveningno habló en toda la tarde
his entire earnings for a yearla totalidad de sus ingresos anuales
he has my entire confidencetiene toda mi confianza
2. (= complete) → completo
an entire dinner serviceuna vajilla completa

entire

[ɪnˈtaɪər] adj (= whole) [world, country, family] → (tout) entier/ière; [situation] → tout(e) (entier/ière); [life, year, day] → tout(e)
The entire family was staring at him → Toute la famille le regardait.
the entire world → le monde entier
one's entire time
You'll spend your entire time worrying → Tu vas passer tout ton temps à te faire du souci.
the entire time (that)
I had only two conversations the entire time I was there → Je n'ai eu que deux conversations pendant que j'étais là.
the entire time adv (= constantly) → en permanence

entire

adj
(= whole, complete)ganz; cost, careergesamt
(= intact)vollständig
(= uncastrated)nicht kastriert

entire

[ɪnˈtaɪəʳ] adj (whole) → intero/a, tutto/a; (complete) → completo/a, intero/a; (unreserved) → assoluto/a, pieno/a

entire

(inˈtaiə) adjective
whole. I spent the entire day on the beach.
enˈtirely adverb
completely. a house entirely hidden by trees; not entirely satisfactory; entirely different.
enˈtirety (-rəti) noun
completeness.

entire

كَامِل celý hel ganz ολόκληρος entero koko entier čitav intero 全体の 전체의 volledig hel całkowity inteiro целый fullständig ทั้งหมด bütün toàn bộ 全部的

en·tire

a. entero-a, completo-a, íntegro-a;
adv. completamente, del todo, totalmente.
References in classic literature ?
After various lesser mishaps, Meg was finished at last, and by the united exertions of the entire family Jo's hair was got up and her dress on.
One afternoon he startled David by letting his dreams take entire possession of him.
Perhaps we feel like that when we die and become a part of something entire, whether it is sun and air, or goodness and knowledge.
Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.
He will express a phrase in a word, and he will qualify the meaning of an entire sentence by a syllable; he will even convey different significations by the simplest inflections of the voice.
The Shawanese king took great notice of me, and treated me with profound respect, and entire friendship, often entrusting me to hunt at my liberty.
Through some fortunate coincidence in size, Dick Mattingly was the only one who had achieved an entire new suit.
Shortly afterwards, a man in a blue cotton frock, much soiled, came in and bought a pipe, filling the whole shop, meanwhile, with the hot odor of strong drink, not only exhaled in the torrid atmosphere of his breath, but oozing out of his entire system, like an inflammable gas.
Not so with our old Inspector One brief sigh sufficed to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
That same infinitely thin, isinglass substance, which, I admit, invests the entire body of the whale, is not so much to be regarded as the skin of the creature, as the skin of the skin, so to speak; for it were simply ridiculous to say, that the proper skin of the tremendous whale is thinner and more tender than the skin of a new-born child.
The entire paper, opened out, is not quite as large as a single page of the New York HERALD.