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en·tire·ty

 (ĕn-tī′rĭ-tē, -tīr′tē)
n. pl. en·tire·ties
1. The state of being entire or complete; wholeness: To appreciate the poem, one must read it in its entirety.
2. The entire amount or extent; the whole: "We rarely remember the entirety of the plot" (Anthony Burgess).

entirety

(ɪnˈtaɪərɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state of being entire or whole; completeness
2. a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total

en•tire•ty

(ɛnˈtaɪər ti -ˈtaɪ rɪ-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state of being entire.
2. something that is entire.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entirety - the state of being total and completeentirety - the state of being total and complete; "he read the article in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the destruction"
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
full treatment, kit and boodle, kit and caboodle, whole caboodle, whole kit, whole kit and boodle, whole kit and caboodle, whole shebang, whole works, works - everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"

entirety

noun whole, total, sum, unity, aggregate, totality His own diary forms the entirety of the novel.
in its entirety completely, totally, fully, entirely, absolutely, altogether, wholly, every inch, in every respect, lock, stock and barrel The peace plan has been accepted in its entirety by all parties.

entirety

noun
1. The state of being entirely whole:
2. An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back:
Informal: work (used in plural).
Idioms: everything but the kitchen sink, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole ball of wax.
Translations
كُل، مُجْموع، مُجمَل
fuldstændighedhelhed
heild
celota
bütünlük

entirety

[ɪnˈtaɪərətɪ] N in its entiretyen su totalidad, íntegramente

entirety

[ɪnˈtaɪərɪti] n
in its entirety → dans sa totalité

entirety

nGesamtheit f; in its entiretyin seiner Gesamtheit

entirety

[ɪnˈtaɪərətɪ] n in its entiretynel suo complesso

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Florida favors married couples holding their property as tenants by the entireties (TBE).
Because married women could own property in their individual name, the original reason for the development of tenancy by the entireties, that the wife lacked capacity to hold title, no longer existed.
When they were married in July 1997, P and G purchased a residence as tenants by the entireties.
The parties jointly own as tenants by the entireties a certain single family residence * * *.
A Florida Bar Journal article, "Are Florida Laws on Tenancy by the Entireties in Personalty as Clear as We Think?
Smith that "Under the law in force in this State there may be a tenancy by entireties in both real and personal property; and whether such an estate exists as the result of the acquisition of property by and in the names of both husband and wife, must be determined by a consideration of the nature and terms of the transaction as portraying the intent of the parties and of the rules of law applicable thereto.
The husband's rights of use, exclusion and income alone may be sufficient to subject his entireties interest to the lien, because they furnished him substantial control over the property.
The Court noted that if it reached a contrary conclusion, the entireties property would belong to no one for Sec.
When a married couple holds property as tenants by the entireties, each spouse is said to hold it "per tout," meaning that each spouse holds the whole or the entirety, and not a share, moiety, or divisible part.
4th DCA 1995), where ownership is defined as joint tenants with right of survivorship, a creditor of one of the joint tenants may attach that joint tenant's portion of the property to recover that joint tenant's individual debt, whereas when property is held as tenants by the entireties, only the creditors of both spouses, jointly, may attach the TBE property.
Craft owned Michigan real property as tenants by the entireties.
Practitioners, trustees, and clients often are clueless as to how a debtor's entireties assets will emerge from a bankruptcy proceeding.