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whole

(Undamaged), adjective aggregate, all, entire, gross, intact, solid, total, undiminished, unimpaired, unreduced, without loss
Associated concepts: whole capital, whole estate, whole quantity, whole truth

whole

(Unified), adjective holistic, indivisible, one, single, total, undivisible, universal

whole

noun aggregate, all, allness, assemblage, collectiveness, collectivity, completeness, entirety, everything, gross amount, indivisibility, intactness, integer, integrity, sum total, totality, undividedness, universality, wholeness
See also: absolute, aggregate, amount, collective, complete, corpus, detailed, entirety, extreme, full, gross, intact, inviolate, plenary, principal, pure, quantity, radical, safe, total, totality, undiminished
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The proletariat, the lowest stratum of our present society, cannot stir, cannot raise itself up, without the whole superincumbent strata of official society being sprung into the air.
It would seem that each separate formation, like the whole pile of formations in any country, has generally been intermittent in its accumulation.
The whole movement had found its great master in Petrarch, who, in hundreds of poems, mostly sonnets, of perfect beauty, had sung the praises and cruelty of his nearly imaginary Laura.
Wyatt, it should be observed, generally departs from the Petrarchan rime-scheme, on the whole unfortunately, by substituting a third quatrain for the first four lines of the sestet.
At length, however, the hour grew ripe and there came the greatest outburst of creative energy in the whole history of English literature.
oatmeal, whole wheat flour, brown rice, popcorn) include the entire grain kernel, composed of the bran, germ and endosperm, which keeps healthful components like fiber, vitamins, minerals and beneficial phytonutrients intact.
Whole Foods' one-of-a-kind, ethical approach to grocery retailing -- summed up in its "Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet" motto -- also deserves much of the credit.
Healthy Choice, Kashi, and Lean Cuisine have started using whole grains in their frozen entrees.
For each Whole Trade product sold, one percent of the retail sale will go to Whole Planet Foundation, whose mission is to create economic partnerships with the poor through microcredit in communities that supply Whole Foods Market stores with product.
4 : not scattered or divided <I gave it my whole attention.
Sara Lee has introduced Soft & Smooth 100 percent Whole Wheat Bread.
This guidance says, by law, food producers can use terms like "100% whole grain" or "10 grams of whole grain" as long as these statements are not false or misleading.