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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 ?
209, [section] 1, does not prohibit one spouse from encumbering his or her interest in entireties property").
2002) ("Although husband and wife acting together may alienate or encumber the entireties property, 'neither spouse can convey [or encumber] any part of the property by his or her sole act.
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 * * *.
The tenancy by the entireties principle, dating back prior to the Magna Carta in England, provides that the creditor of one spouse may not reach assets of both spouses that are held as tenants by the entireties.
A Florida Bar Journal article, "Are Florida Laws on Tenancy by the Entireties in Personalty as Clear as We Think?
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.
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.
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.