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What does entire mean?
Entire describes something that is complete or whole, as in With my parents away for the weekend, I have the entire house to myself.
Entire also describes something that is in one piece or continuous, as in The entire mood of the class was worried as our teacher handed out the tests.
Example: The entire series is perfect and there are no bad episodes.
Where does entire come from?
The first records of the term entire come from around 1350. It ultimately comes from the Latin integer, meaning “whole.” In mathematics, an integer is a whole number.
While there are many senses of entire, all are related to this idea of wholeness or completeness. When you’re talking about something that is created in parts, such as a TV series, you would use entire to describe all parts as one. In casual conversation, you might use entire for emphasis, such as saying the entire movie was horrible so that others know you didn’t like any of it.
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How is entire used in real life?
Entire is a commonly used word to describe the wholeness of something.
The news shocked the entire community, but I'm sure it hit you a bit harder. Be well, and if you want to talk, you know where to find me :)
— Lucas Prado (@Lucas_praado) October 14, 2021
the best thing i did. this entire decade. was love you
— Thoughts of Dog® (@dog_feelings) January 1, 2020
lol John just threw an entire suitcase in the car and said he was going to the studio. he's for sure leaving us
— chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) September 30, 2019
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What are other ways to say entire?
Something that is entire has all its parts or elements or is whole. How does entire compare to synonyms complete, intact, and perfect? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
How to use entire in a sentence
This isn’t a minor thing either—it’s possible you’ve been doing situps wrong your entire life or that you don’t know how hip and knee alignment can affect your leg thrusters.Use TikTok to build the perfect workout|Sandra Gutierrez G.|September 17, 2020|Popular-Science
It’s the entire value proposition of wearing a mask in the first place.In 160 words, Trump reveals how little he cares about the pandemic|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
An entire documentary could, and perhaps should, be done on the Denver Nuggets, who played the part of “dead man walking” in each of their playoff series before doing the unthinkable and coming back from a 3-1 deficit twice.When It Comes To Playoff Disappointment, The Clippers Are In A League Of Their Own|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
We’ll treat the entire group as a single company I’ll label “StarTech,” and see how its price, profits, dividends and buybacks have changed over the past five years, and what those changes mean for handicapping StarTech’s future.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
While the entire hospitality industry is suffering, bars have been hit particularly hard.Bar Rescue: Pandemic Edition|jakemeth|September 15, 2020|Fortune
You cannot take your eyes off her for the entire film, as she vamps about, chewing up scenery and spitting out hearts.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She had been, he says, the backbone of their family and losing her shifted their entire emotional landscape.Everyone at This Dinner Party Has Lost Someone|Samantha Levine|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“The tribe is really made of people who put travel as a priority in their entire lifestyle,” says Evita.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For nearly her entire life Beyoncé has been giving us her blood, sweat, and tears in her career.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Stormfront crowd offers its own helpful political advice, not only for Scalise but also for the entire GOP.Racists Melt Down Over Steve Scalise|Emily Shire|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
A characteristic which distinguished them and which impressed Mrs. Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
They also seized the lake gunboats, took an entire Spanish garrison prisoner, and captured a large quantity of stores.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
British Dictionary definitions for entire
- a complete item consisting of an envelope, postcard, or wrapper with stamps affixed
- on entire (of a stamp) placed on an envelope, postcard, etc, and bearing postal directions