entirety


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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 classic literature ?
One should sympathise with the entirety of life, not with life's sores and maladies merely, but with life's joy and beauty and energy and health and freedom.
Whether love in its entirety has, speaking generally, the same elementary meaning for women as for men, is very doubtful.
It is odd therefore, that the one apposite passage which recurred to me in its entirety was in hexameters and pentameters
By listening to them attentively, the man in the mantle could catch in its entirety the following interesting conversation,--
Authors, as a rule, attempt to select and portray types rarely met with in their entirety, but these types are nevertheless more real than real life itself.
D'Artagnan made several steps along the gallery, holding Louise on his arm; then, when they were far enough removed from the others - "What I had to say to you, mademoiselle," replied he, "Mademoiselle de Tonnay- Charente has just expressed; roughly and unkindly, it is true but still in its entirety.
It was in its entirety so large, so complex, so delicately immense, that to bring it to the issue of warfare was like driving a crowbar into the mechanism of a clock.
In the holy science of our order all is one, all is known in its entirety and life.
He turned over the pages with great decision, as if he were judging the book in its entirety, the printing and paper and binding, as well as the poetry, and then, having satisfied himself of its good or bad quality, he placed it on the writing-table, and examined the malacca cane with the gold knob which had belonged to the soldier.
I did not know whether it was well written or not; I never thought about that; it was simply there in its vast entirety, its inexhaustible opulence, and I was rich in it beyond the dreams of avarice.
The travelers, at a distance of twenty-four miles (reduced to four by their glasses) could admire this vast crater in its entirety.
The women's rougher, simpler, more upright judgment, embraces the whole truth, which their tact, their mistrust of masculine idealism, ever prevents them from speaking in its entirety.