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full 1

 (fo͝ol)
adj. full·er, full·est
1. Containing all that is normal or possible: a full pail.
2. Complete in every particular: a full account.
3. Baseball
a. Amounting to three balls and two strikes. Used of a count.
b. Having a base runner at first, second, and third base: The bases were full when the slugger stepped up to bat.
4.
a. Of maximum or highest degree: at full speed.
b. Being at the peak of development or maturity: in full bloom.
c. Of or relating to a full moon.
5. Having a great deal or many: a book full of errors.
6. Totally qualified, accepted, or empowered: a full member of the club.
7.
a. Rounded in shape; plump: a full figure.
b. Having or made with a generous amount of fabric: full draperies.
8.
a. Having an appetite completely satisfied, especially for food or drink: was full after the Thanksgiving dinner.
b. Providing an abundance, especially of food.
9. Having depth and body; rich: a full aroma; full tones.
10. Completely absorbed or preoccupied: "He was already pretty full of himself" (Ron Rosenbaum).
11. Possessing both parents in common: full brothers; full sisters.
12. Of or relating to a full-size bed: full sheets; a full bed skirt.
adv.
1. To a complete extent; entirely: knowing full well.
2. Exactly; directly: full in the path of the moon.
v. fulled, full·ing, fulls
v.tr.
To make (a garment) full, as by pleating or gathering.
v.intr.
To become full. Used of the moon.
n.
1. The maximum or complete size or amount: repaid in full.
2. The highest degree or state: living life to the full.
3. A full-size bed.

[Middle English ful, from Old English full; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

full′ness, ful′ness n.

full 2

 (fo͝ol)
tr.v. fulled, full·ing, fulls
To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.

[Middle English fullen, from Old French fouler, from Vulgar Latin *fullāre, from Latin fullō, fuller; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

full

(fʊl)
adj
1. holding or containing as much as possible; filled to capacity or near capacity
2. abundant in supply, quantity, number, etc: full of energy.
3. having consumed enough food or drink
4. (esp of the face or figure) rounded or plump; not thin
5. (prenominal) with no part lacking; complete: a full dozen.
6. (prenominal) with all privileges, rights, etc; not restricted: a full member.
7. (Genetics) (prenominal) of, relating to, or designating a relationship established by descent from the same parents: full brother.
8. filled with emotion or sentiment: a full heart.
9. (foll by: of) occupied or engrossed (with): full of his own projects.
10. (Music, other) music
a. powerful or rich in volume and sound
b. completing a piece or section; concluding: a full close.
11. (Clothing & Fashion) (of a garment, esp a skirt) containing a large amount of fabric; of ample cut
12. (Nautical Terms) (of sails, etc) distended by wind
13. (Brewing) (of wine, such as a burgundy) having a heavy body
14. (Colours) (of a colour) containing a large quantity of pure hue as opposed to white or grey; rich; saturated
15. informal drunk
16. (Nautical Terms) full and by nautical another term for close-hauled
17. full of oneself full of pride or conceit; egoistic
18. full up filled to capacity: the cinema was full up.
19. (Hunting) in full cry (esp of a pack of hounds) in hot pursuit of quarry
20. in full swing at the height of activity: the party was in full swing.
adv
21.
a. completely; entirely
b. (in combination): full-grown; full-fledged.
22. exactly; directly; right: he hit him full in the stomach.
23. very; extremely (esp in the phrase full well)
24. full out with maximum effort or speed
n
25. the greatest degree, extent, etc
26. (Geological Science) Brit a ridge of sand or shingle along a seashore
27. in full without omitting, decreasing, or shortening: we paid in full for our mistake.
28. to the full to the greatest extent; thoroughly; fully
vb
29. (Knitting & Sewing) (tr) needlework to gather or tuck
30. (Astronomy) (intr) (of the moon) to be fully illuminated
[Old English; related to Old Norse fullr, Old High German foll, Latin plēnus, Greek plērēs; see fill]
ˈfullness, ˈfulness n

full

(fʊl)
vb
(Textiles) (of cloth, yarn, etc) to become or to make (cloth, yarn, etc) heavier and more compact during manufacture through shrinking and beating or pressing
[C14: from Old French fouler, ultimately from Latin fullō a fuller1]

full1

(fʊl)

adj. full•er, full•est,
adj.
1. completely filled; containing all that can be held: a full cup.
2. complete; entire; maximum: a full supply of food.
3. of the maximum size, amount, extent, volume, etc.: a full load of five tons; to receive full pay.
4. (of garments, drapery, etc.) wide, ample, or having ample folds.
5. abundant; well-supplied: a cabinet full of medicine.
6. filled or rounded out, as in form: a full figure.
7. engrossed; occupied (usu. fol. by of): She was full of her own anxieties.
8. of the highest rank: a full professor.
9. of the same parents: full brothers.
10. ample and complete in volume or richness of sound: a full-toned voice.
11. (of wines) having considerable body.
adv.
12. exactly or directly: The blow struck him full in the face.
13. very: You know full well what I mean.
14. fully, completely, or entirely; quite; at least: It happened full 40 years ago.
v.t.
15. to make full by sewing, as by gathering or pleating.
v.i.
16. (of the moon) to become full.
n.
17. the highest or fullest state, condition, or degree: The moon is at the full.
Idioms:
1. in full,
a. to or for the full or required amount.
b. without abridgment.
2. to the full, to the greatest extent; thoroughly.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English full, ful; c. Old High German foll, Old Norse fullr; akin to Latin plēnus, Greek plḗvēs]
full′ness, n.

full2

(fʊl)

v.t.
1. to cleanse and thicken (cloth) by special processes in manufacture.
v.i.
2. (of cloth) to become compacted or felted.
[1350–1400; Middle English; back formation from fuller1]

full

If something is full of things or people, it contains a very large number of them.

They had a large garden full of pear and apple trees.
His office was full of people.

Be Careful!
Don't use any preposition except of after full in sentences like these.

full


Past participle: fulled
Gerund: fulling

Imperative
full
full
Present
I full
you full
he/she/it fulls
we full
you full
they full
Preterite
I fulled
you fulled
he/she/it fulled
we fulled
you fulled
they fulled
Present Continuous
I am fulling
you are fulling
he/she/it is fulling
we are fulling
you are fulling
they are fulling
Present Perfect
I have fulled
you have fulled
he/she/it has fulled
we have fulled
you have fulled
they have fulled
Past Continuous
I was fulling
you were fulling
he/she/it was fulling
we were fulling
you were fulling
they were fulling
Past Perfect
I had fulled
you had fulled
he/she/it had fulled
we had fulled
you had fulled
they had fulled
Future
I will full
you will full
he/she/it will full
we will full
you will full
they will full
Future Perfect
I will have fulled
you will have fulled
he/she/it will have fulled
we will have fulled
you will have fulled
they will have fulled
Future Continuous
I will be fulling
you will be fulling
he/she/it will be fulling
we will be fulling
you will be fulling
they will be fulling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fulling
you have been fulling
he/she/it has been fulling
we have been fulling
you have been fulling
they have been fulling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fulling
you will have been fulling
he/she/it will have been fulling
we will have been fulling
you will have been fulling
they will have been fulling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fulling
you had been fulling
he/she/it had been fulling
we had been fulling
you had been fulling
they had been fulling
Conditional
I would full
you would full
he/she/it would full
we would full
you would full
they would full
Past Conditional
I would have fulled
you would have fulled
he/she/it would have fulled
we would have fulled
you would have fulled
they would have fulled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.full - the time when the Moon is fully illuminatedfull - the time when the Moon is fully illuminated; "the moon is at the full"
month - a time unit of approximately 30 days; "he was given a month to pay the bill"
phase of the moon - a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance
harvest moon - the full moon nearest the September equinox
Verb1.full - beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening; "full the cloth"
beat - hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
2.full - make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.full - increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
increase - become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
Adj.1.full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
2.full - constituting the full quantity or extentfull - 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"
3.full - complete in extent or degree and in every particularfull - complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
4.full - filled to satisfaction with food or drink; "a full stomach"
nourished - being provided with adequate nourishment
5.full - (of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"
thin - (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
6.full - having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
7.full - being at a peak or culminating point; "broad daylight"; "full summer"
high - greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
8.full - having ample fabricfull - having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"
ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
Adv.1.full - to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form); "fully grown"; "he didn't fully understand"; "knew full well"; "full-grown"; "full-fledged"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"

full

adjective
1. filled, stocked, brimming, replete, complete, entire, loaded, sufficient, intact, gorged, saturated, bursting at the seams, brimful Repeat the layers until the terrine is full.
2. crammed, crowded, packed, crushed, jammed, in use, congested, chock-full, chock-a-block The centre is full beyond capacity.
crammed empty, blank, vacant, void, devoid
3. occupied, taken, in use, unavailable The cheap seats were all full.
4. satiated, satisfied, having had enough, replete, sated It's healthy to stop eating when I'm full.
5. (often with of or with) bursting, packed, teeming, abounding, jammed, swarming A day full of entertainment.
7. maximum, highest, greatest, top, utmost He revved the engine to full power.
8. comprehensive, complete, thorough, exhaustive, all-inclusive, all-embracing, unabridged They can now publish a full list of candidates.
9. eventful, exciting, active, busy, lively, energetic You will have a very full and interesting life.
10. rounded, strong, rich, powerful, intense, pungent Italian plum tomatoes have a full flavour.
11. plump, rounded, voluptuous, shapely, well-rounded, buxom, curvaceous large sizes for ladies with a fuller figure
12. voluminous, large, loose, baggy, billowing, puffy, capacious, loose-fitting, balloon-like My wedding dress has a very full skirt.
voluminous tight, restricted
13. rich, strong, deep, loud, distinct, resonant, sonorous, clear She has a full voice, mine is a bit lighter.
rich thin, faint
adverb
1. directly, right, straight, square, squarely, bang (informal), slap bang (informal) She looked him full in the face.
full of yourself pleased with yourself, cocky, self-confident, overconfident, too clever by half He's full of himself.
in full completely, fully, in total, without exception, in its entirety, in toto (Latin) We will refund your money in full.
to the full thoroughly, completely, fully, entirely, to the limit, without reservation, to the utmost She has a good mind which should be used to the full.

full

adjective
1. Completely filled:
2. Lacking nothing essential or normal:
3. Not more or less:
4. Not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness:
5. Characterized by attention to detail:
6. Of full measure; not narrow or restricted:
Translations
تام، كامِلتَماما، مُباشَرَةًكامِلا، تَماما، الى حَد كَبيرمَليءمـُمْتَلِيء
plnýpřímoúplněúplnýbohatý
fuldvidfyldthellige i
plenasatatuta
täysitäyteläinenväljävanuttaahuovuttaa
pun
tele
kenyanglengkappenuh
algjörlega; í fullri lengdallur, heill, fullurbeintefnismikill, rúmur, víîurfullur
満ちて
가득한
apsiplunksnavęsbe kupiūrųkiek įmanomamažiausiainatūralaus dydžio
izsmeļošskuplspilnībāpilnsplats
completîntregplinsăturatterminat
polnsitcelizčrpennapolnjen
fullmätt
เต็ม
dolugeniştamtamamenağzına kadar
đầy

full

[fʊl]
A. ADJ (fuller (compar) (fullest (superl)))
1. (= filled) [room, hall, theatre] → lleno; [vehicle] → completo; [hotel] → lleno, completo
"house full" (Theat) → no hay localidades, completo
full to the brimhasta el tope
full to burstinglleno de bote en bote
full to overflowinglleno hasta los bordes
we are full up for Julyestamos completos para julio
his heart was full (liter) → tenía el corazón apenado
2. to be full ofestar lleno de ...
the papers were full of the murderslos periódicos no traían más que noticias de los asesinatos
full of careslleno de cuidados
a look full of hateuna mirada cargada de odio
full of hopelleno de esperanza, ilusionado
he's full of good ideastiene muchísimas ideas buenas
to be full of o.s. or one's own importanceser muy engreído or creído
to be full of lifeestar lleno de vida
to be full of it (= excited) → estar animadísimo
to be full of shitno tener puñetera idea
3. (= complete) → completo, entero; [account] → detallado, extenso; [meal] → completo; [power] → pleno; [price, pay] → íntegro, sin descuento; [speed, strength] → máximo; [text] → íntegro; [uniform] → de gala
a full three milestres millas largas
I waited a full houresperé una hora entera
to take full advantage of the situationaprovecharse al máximo de la situación
to put one's headlights on full beamponer las luces largas or de carretera
in full bloomen plena flor
in full coloura todo color
in full daylighten pleno día
to pay full farepagar la tarifa íntegra
to fall full lengthcaer cuán largo se es
he was lying full lengthestaba tumbado todo lo largo que era
he's had a full lifeha llevado una vida muy completa
the full particularstodos los detalles
he was suspended on full payse le suspendió sin reducción de sueldo
to pay full price for sth (for goods, tickets) → pagar el precio íntegro de algo
in the fullest sense of the worden el sentido más amplio de la palabra
at full speeda toda velocidad
full speed or steam ahead! (Naut) → ¡avance a toda marcha!
at full strength [team, battalion] → completo
in full crya toda carrera
to go full steam aheadponerse en marcha a todo vapor
in full swingen pleno apogeo
4. (= ample) [face] → redondo; [figure] → llenito; [lips] → grueso; [skirt, sleeves] → amplio
clothes for the fuller figuretallas fpl grandes
5. (= busy) [day, timetable] → muy ocupado
I've had a full dayhe estado ocupado todo el día
6. (Pol etc) [session] → pleno, plenario; [member] → de pleno derecho
7. (after eating) I'm full (up)no puedo más, estoy harto or ahíto
you'll work better on a full stomachtrabajarás mejor con el estómago lleno or después de haber comido
8. (in titles)
full colonelcoronel(a) m/f
full generalgeneral mf
full professor (US) → profesor(a) m/f titular
B. ADV it hit him full in the facele pegó en plena cara
to turn the sound/volume up fullsubir el volumen a tope
to go full out to do sthir a por todas para hacer algo
full wellmuy bien, perfectamente
to know full well thatsaber perfectamente que
he understands full well thatse da cuenta cabal de que
C. N
in full name in fullnombre m y apellidos
text in fulltexto m íntegro
to pay in fullpagar la deuda entera
to write sth in fullescribir algo por extenso
to the fullal máximo
D. CPD full brother Nhermano m carnal
full cost Ncoste m total
full dress Ntraje m de etiqueta or de gala
in full dressvestido de etiqueta or de gala
full employment Npleno empleo m
full house N (Cards) → full m (Bingo) → cartón m (Theat) → lleno m
full marks NPLpuntuación fsing máxima
full marks for persistence! (fig) → ¡te mereces un premio a la perseverancia!
full measure Nmedida f or cantidad f completa
full moon Nluna f llena
full name Nnombre m y apellidos
full sister Nhermana f carnal
full stop N (Brit) (Gram) → punto m (y seguido)
I'm not going, full stop!¡no voy, y punto or y se acabó!
to come to a full stoppararse, paralizarse, quedar detenido en un punto muerto
full time N (Brit) (Sport) → final m del partido
see also full-time

full

[ˈfʊl]
adj
[container] → plein(e)
The tank's full → Le réservoir est plein.
[building, room] → comble, plein(e)
to be full of sth → être plein(e) de qch, être rempli(e) de qch
to be full of people → être plein(e) de monde
[bus, train] → bondé(e)
[hotel, car park] → complet/ète
[person] to be full of sth [+ emotion] → être rempli(e) de qch
to be full of o.s. → être imbu(e) de soi-même
(after eating) [person, animal] to be full → être rassasié(e)
Stop eating when you're full → Arrête de manger quand tu es rassasié.
No thanks, I'm full
BUT Non merci, j'ai bien mangé.
[details, information] → complet/ète; [inquiry] → complet/ète
He asked for full information on the job → Il a demandé des renseignements complets sur le poste.
[price] → normal(e)
[skirt] → ample, large
(= whole) [hour, day, week, month] → bon(ne)
For a full week we did not eat → Nous n'avons pas mangé pendant une bonne semaine.
a full two hours → deux bonnes heures
(= maximum) [volume] → plein(e)
at full volume → à plein volume
at full speed → à toute vitesse
He drove at full speed → Il conduisait à toute vitesse.
the full impact of sth → tout l'impact de qch
the full horror of sth → toute l'horreur de qch
(= rich) [flavour] → riche
[life] → rempli(e)
[daylight] → plein(e)
in full daylight → en plein jour
[use] → bon(ne)
to make full use of sth → faire bon usage de qch
in full view of sb → devant qn
adv
to know full well that → savoir fort bien que
to strike sb full in the face → frapper qn en plein visage
full on the mouth → à pleine bouche
n
in full [reproduce, quote, pay] → intégralement; [report] → en détail
to write one's name in full → écrire son nom en toutes lettres
to do sth to the full (= as much as possible) → faire qch au maximum, faire qch à fond full employment, full farefull-back fullback [ˈfʊlbæk] narrière mfull beam n (British) to drive with one's headlights on full beam → rouler en pleins pharesfull-blown [ˌfʊlˈbləʊn] adj
[crisis, epidemic] → généralisé(e)
full-blown AIDS → SIDA avéréfull board full-board [ˌfʊlˈbɔːrd] n (mainly British)pension f complètefull-bodied [ˌfʊlˈbɒdid] adj [wine] → qui a du corps
to be full-bodied → avoir du corps
It's full-bodied → Il a du corps.full-cream milk nlait m entierfull employment nplein emploi mfull English breakfast full English npetit déjeuner m à l'anglaise, breakfast m completfull-face [ˌfʊlˈfeɪs] adj [photograph] → de facefull fare nplein tarif mfull-fare [ˌfʊlˈfɛər] modif [ticket] → plein tariffull-frontal full frontal [ˌfʊlˈfrʌntəl] adj
full-frontal nudity → nu m intégral
(= direct) [attack, criticism] → frontal(e)full-grown [ˌfʊlˈgrəʊn] adj [animal, man, woman] → adultefull house nsalle f comble
to play to a full house [production] → jouer à guichets fermésfull-length [ˌfʊlˈlɛŋθ]
adj
[portrait] → en pied; [mirror] → en pied; [dress] → long(longue); [curtain] → tombant(e) jusqu'au sol
[book, film, recording] → en version f intégrale
a full-length film → un long métrage
adv [lie] → de tout son longfull marks npl
(British) (in test)la note f maximale
to get full marks → avoir la note maximale
(fig) (= congratulations) full marks to sb → félicitations à qn, bravo à qn
full marks for sth → un bon point pour qch
to deserve full marks for sth → mériter un bon point pour qchfull monty [ˌfʊlˈmɒnti] n
the full monty (British)la totalefull moon npleine lune f
There was a full moon → C'était la pleine lune.full name n (= surname and first name) → nom m et prénom m (= surname and first names) → nom m et prénoms mpl
your full name → vos nom et prénom
My full name is Ian John Marr
BUT Je m'appelle Ian John Marr.

full

adj (+er)
(= filled) room, theatre, trainvoll; to be full of …voller (+gen)or voll von … sein, voll sein mit …; he’s full of good ideaser steckt voll(er) guter Ideen; a look full of hateein hasserfüllter Blick, ein Blick voller Hass; his heart was full (liter)das Herz lief ihm über; don’t talk with your mouth fullsprich nicht mit vollem Mund; with his arms fullmit vollgeladenen Armen; I have a full day ahead of meich habe einen ausgefüllten Tag vor mir; I am full (up) (inf)ich bin (papp)satt, ich bin voll (bis obenhin) (inf); we are full up for Julywir sind für Juli völlig ausgebucht
(= maximum, complete)voll; description, reportvollständig; understanding, sympathyvollste(r, s); at full speedin voller Fahrt; roses in full bloomRosen in voller Blüte; to make full use of somethingetw voll ausnutzen; that’s a full day’s workdamit habe ich etc den ganzen Tag zu tun; I need a full night’s sleepich muss mich (ein)mal gründlich ausschlafen; to be in full flightkopflos fliehen; battalion at full strengthBataillon in Sollstärke; I waited two full hoursich habe geschlagene zwei or zwei ganze Stunden gewartet; the full detailsdie genauen or alle Einzelheiten; a full colonelein Oberst m; to run full tilt into somethingmit voller Wucht in etw (acc)or auf etw (acc)rennen; to go at full tiltrasen, Volldampf (inf)or volle Pulle (inf)fahren; shots of the Rocky Mountains in full colour (Brit) or color (US) → schöne Farbaufnahmen von den Rocky Mountains
(= preoccupied) to be full of oneselfvon sich (selbst) eingenommen sein, nur sich selbst im Kopf haben; the papers were full of it for weeksdie Zeitungen waren wochenlang voll davon; she was full of itsie hat gar nicht mehr aufgehört, davon zu reden; you’re full of it! (inf)du erzählst lauter Scheiß! (inf); he’s always so full of what he’s going to doer ist dauernd von seinen Plänen dran (inf)
(= rounded) lips, facevoll; figure, skirt etcfüllig
adv
(= at least) it is a full five miles from herees sind volle or gute fünf Meilen von hier
(= very, perfectly) I know full well that …ich weiß sehr wohl, dass …
(= directly) to hit somebody full in the facejdn voll ins Gesicht schlagen; to look somebody full in the facejdm voll in die Augen sehen; she kissed him full on the mouthsie küsste ihn voll auf den Mund
full out (work)auf Hochtouren; drivemit Vollgas
n
in fullganz, vollständig; to write one’s name in fullseinen Namen ausschreiben; to pay in fullden vollen Betrag bezahlen
to the fullvollständig, total

full

:
full age
n (Jur) → Mündigkeit f, → Volljährigkeit f; of fullmündig, volljährig
fullback
n (Sport) → Verteidiger(in) m(f)
full beam
n (Brit Aut) → Fernlicht nt; to drive (with one’s headlights) on fullmit Fernlicht fahren
full-blooded
adj (= vigorous)kräftig; he’s a full German/Scoter ist Vollblutdeutscher/-schotte
full-blown
adj
(= thoroughgoing) recession, crisis, love affair, warrichtiggehend; scandalausgewachsen; investigationgründlich; independencevoll; heart attackrichtig; (= fully qualified) doctorvoll qualifiziert; the full diseasedie Krankheit im Vollbild; full AidsVollbild-Aids nt
(Bot) flowervoll aufgeblüht
full-bodied
adj wineschwer, vollmundig; womanfüllig
full-court press
n (US fig inf) to give somebody the fulljdn stark unter Druck setzen
full-cream milk
nVollmilch f
full denture
n (Med) → Vollprothese f
full-dress
adj
clothesGala-; full uniformGalauniform f
(fig: = important, ceremonious) full debatewichtige Debatte
full employment

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full-face
adj portraitmit zugewandtem Gesicht; full photographEn-Face-Foto nt (spec); full helmetIntegralhelm m
adven face (spec); she turned full to mesie wandte sich mir voll zu; she looked full at himsie sah ihm direkt ins Gesicht
full-faced
adjrundgesichtig
full-flavoured, (US) full-flavored
adjvollmundig
full-fledged
adj (US) = fully fledged
full frontal
nNacktdarstellung f
full-frontal
adjNackt-; (fig) assaultdirekt; the full nudity in this playdie völlig nackten Schauspieler in diesem Stück; full photographNacktfoto nt
full-grown
adjausgewachsen
full house
n (Theat) → ausverkaufte Vorstellung; (Cards) → Fullhouse nt; (bei Konzert etc) → volles Haus; each night they played to a fullsie spielten jeden Abend vor vollem Haus
full-length
adj
play, film, videoabendfüllend; novel, albumvollständig
coat, dress, skirt(boden)lang; bootshoch; curtainsbodenlang; full mirrorgroßer Spiegel(, in dem man sich ganz sehen kann); full portraitGanzporträt nt
adv lie(lang) ausgestreckt; to dive fulleinen Hechtsprung machen; to stretch oneself fullsich lang ausstrecken; to fall fullder Länge nach hinfallen
full-lipped
adjvolllippig
full member
nVollmitglied nt
full moon
nVollmond m
full-mouthed
adj cattlemit vollem Gebiss; (fig) personlautstark
full name
nVor- und Zuname m

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full-on
adj (inf)total (inf)
full-page
adj advertisement etcganzseitig
full pay
n to be suspended on fullunter Fortzahlung der vollen Bezüge suspendiert sein
full point
n (Gram) ? full stop
full professor
n (Univ) → Ordinarius m
full-scale
adj
(= thoroughgoing) war, riot, offensive, invasionrichtiggehend; investigation, inquiry, reviewgründlich; searchgroß angelegt; productionserienmäßig; debate, negotiations, reportumfassend; they are in full retreat (lit, fig)sie haben auf der ganzen Linie den Rückzug angetreten
(= life-size) drawing, modelin Originalgröße
full-size(d)
adj bicycle, violin etcrichtig (groß)
full-sized
adj model, drawinglebensgroß
full stop
n (esp Brit Gram) → Punkt m; to come to a fullzum völligen Stillstand kommen; I’m not going, full! (inf)ich gehe nicht und damit basta (inf)
full term
n (of pregnancy)volle Schwangerschaftszeit
full-term
adj babynach der vollen Schwangerschaftszeit geboren; pregnancyvon voller Länge; delivery, birthnach der vollen Schwangerschaftszeit
adv to be carried full (baby)nach der vollen Schwangerschaftszeit geboren werden; to go full (woman)eine Schwangerschaft von voller Länge haben
full-text search
n (Comput) → Volltextsuche f
full time
n (Sport) → reguläre Spielzeit; at fullnach Ablauf der regulären Spielzeit; the whistle blew for fulldas Spiel wurde abgepfiffen
adv workganztags; studyvoll
full-time
adj
secretary, workerganztags angestellt; full jobGanztagsstelle f; it’s a full job (fig inf)es hält einen ganz schön auf Trab (inf); full workGanztagsarbeit f; full studentVollstudent(in) m(f); full motherHausfrau fund Mutter f
(Sport) the full scoreder Schlussstand

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[fʊl]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl)))
a. (gen) → pieno/a; (vehicle, hotel) → completo/a; (timetable) → denso/a
to be full of ... → essere pieno/a di...
full of people → gremito/a di gente
to be full of o.s. → essere pieno/a di sé
we are full up for July → siamo al completo per luglio
he's had a full life → ha avuto una vita piena or intensa
I'm full (up) (fam) → sono pieno
b. (complete) → completo/a; (member) → effettivo/a; (price) → intero/a; (details) → ampio/a
to pay full fare → pagare la tariffa intera or completa
to fall full length → cadere lungo/a disteso/a
in full bloom → in piena fioritura
in full colour (illustration) → a colori
in full dress → in abito da cerimonia
army at full strength → esercito al gran completo
to be in full swing → essere in pieno fervore
in the fullest sense of the word → nel pieno senso della parola
at full speed → a tutta velocità
full speed ahead (Naut) → avanti tutta
the full particulars → tutti i particolari
I waited a full hour → ho aspettato un'ora intera
c. (rounded, face) → pieno/a; (figure) → pienotto/a; (lips) → carnoso/a; (skirt, sleeves) → largo/a, ampio/a
2. adv to know full well thatsapere benissimo che
it hit him full in the face → l'ha colpito in pieno viso
3. n to write sth in fullscrivere qc per intero
to pay in full → pagare tutto
to the full → fino in fondo, al massimo

full

(ful) adjective
1. holding or containing as much as possible. My basket is full.
2. complete. a full year; a full account of what happened.
3. (of clothes) containing a large amount of material. a full skirt.
adverb
1. completely. Fill the petrol tank full.
2. exactly; directly. She hit him full in the face.
ˈfully adverb
1. completely. He was fully aware of what was happening; fully-grown dogs.
2. quite; at least. It will take fully three days.
ˌfull-ˈlength adjective
1. complete; of the usual or standard length. a full-length novel.
2. down to the feet. a full-length portrait.
full moon
(the time of) the moon when it appears at its most complete. There is a full moon tonight.
ˌfull-ˈscale adjective
(of a drawing etc) of the same size as the subject. a full-scale drawing of a flower.
full stop
a written or printed point (.) marking the end of a sentence; a period.
ˌfull-ˈtime adjective, adverb
occupying one's working time completely. a full-time job; She works full-time now.
fully-fledged adjective
1. (as in bird) having grown its feathers and ready to fly.
2. fully trained, qualified etc. He's now a fully-fledged teacher.
full of
1. filled with; containing or holding very much or very many. The bus was full of people.
2. completely concerned with. She rushed into the room full of the news.
in full
completely. Write your name in full; He paid his bill in full.
to the full
to the greatest possible extent. to enjoy life to the full.

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full

a. completo-a; lleno-a, pleno-a;
___ answerrespuesta ___;
___ paymentpago total;
in ___completamente, por completo.

full

adj lleno; to feel — sentirse lleno
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It was a cheerful, hopeful letter, full of lively descriptions of camp life, marches, and military news, and only at the end did the writer's heart over-flow with fatherly love and longing for the little girls at home.
To the boy the tales were very real and full of meaning.
His horses were full of mettle, and even a little unmanageable.
To mention but one thing about it, let me say that it has an eye which applied, according to the accompanying scale, to a full grown sperm whale, would make the eye of that whale a bow-window some five feet long.
In cavalier attendance upon the school of females, you invariably see a male of full grown magnitude, but not old; who, upon any alarm, evinces his gallantry by falling in the rear and covering the flight of his ladies.
I only mean to say that for a young horse full of strength and spirits, who has been used to some large field or plain where he can fling up his head and toss up his tail and gallop away at full speed, then round and back again with a snort to his companions -- I say it is hard never to have a bit more liberty to do as you like.
for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter; but within, they are full of extortion and excess.
Hock is full of fancy, and all wines are by their very nature full of reminiscence, the golden tears and red blood of summers that are gone.
There is not one sea-port in the whole kingdom: and those parts of the coasts into which the rivers issue, are so full of pointed rocks, and the sea generally so rough, that there is no venturing with the smallest of their boats; so that these people are wholly excluded from any commerce with the rest of the world.
In the meantime the King's daughter, who could also run well, as well as an ordinary man could, reached the stream, and hastened back with her pitcher full of water.
WHEN these stumps were full, they began to empty the bags into a hole high up a tree, that had belonged to a wood-pecker; the nuts rattled down--down-- down inside.
The cudgel was swinging in the arc which ended upon my upturned face when a bolt of myriad-legged horror hurled itself through the doorway full upon the breast of my executioner.