entire

01. He threw up after drinking an [entire] case of beer.
02. He was so tired that he slept through the [entire] movie.
03. The decision is [entirely] up to you.
04. It seemed like the [entire] world was watching the television on the day Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.
05. She was depressed the [entire] month that her husband was away at sea.
06. I agree [entirely] with Jamie's decision to quit his job.
07. Our promotions department has decided to try an [entirely] new advertising strategy.
08. We watched the five-hour movie in its [entirety] last night.
09. There is a Greek proverb which observes that one word spoken in anger may spoil an [entire] life.
10. The Buddha tells us that you, yourself, as much as anybody in the [entire] universe, deserve your love and affection.
11. Sigmund Freud once remarked that from error to error, one discovers the [entire] truth.
12. Alex Bourne once stated that it is possible to store the mind with a million facts, and still be [entirely] uneducated.
13. John Donne wrote that no man is an island, [entire] of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
14. Albert Einstein once observed that imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited while imagination embraces the [entire] world.
15. Jean-Jacques Rousseau remarked that all men are afraid of dying; this is the great law of sentient beings, without which the [entire] human species would soon be destroyed.
16. Most kinds of snakes can go an [entire] year without eating anything.
17. Spencer Johnson once remarked, "In one minute, I can change my attitude, and in that one minute, I can change my [entire] day."
18. More than 60% of the [entire] population of Indonesia lives on the island of Java.
19. It takes 12 bees their [entire] lifetime to make about 15 milliliters of honey.

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  • Entire — En*tire , a. [F. entier, L. integer untouched, undiminished, entire; pref. in , negative + the root of tangere to touch. See {Tangent}, and cf. {Integer}.] 1. Complete in all parts; undivided; undiminished; whole; full and perfect; not deficient; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ENTIRE — Function Server Architecture (Originalbild aus dem White Paper 1990) ENTIRE ist ein Produkt der Software AG. Entire Function Server Architecture (EFS) ermöglicht es, Anwendungssysteme aus Komponenten aufzubauen, welche als Services verteilt in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Entire — En*tire , n. 1. Entirely. Too long to print in entire. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Brewing) A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer. [Eng.] Foker s Entire. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entire — en·tire adj: not capable of being divided into independent parts (as promises): constituting an undivided unit an entire contract compare divisible, severable Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • entire — [en tīr′, intīr′] adj. [ME enter < OFr entier < L integer, whole, untouched, undiminished: see INTEGER] 1. a) not lacking any of the parts; whole b) complete; thorough; absolute [entire confidence] 2. unbroken; intact 3 …   English World dictionary

  • entire — late 14c., from O.Fr. entier whole, unbroken, intact, complete, from L. integrum (nom. integer; see INTEGER (Cf. integer)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • entire — 1 *whole, total, all, gross Analogous words: complete, *full, plenary Antonyms: partial 2 *perfect, whole, intact Analogous words: integrated, concatenated (see under INTEGRATE vb): unified, consolidated, compacted (see COMPACT vb) Antonyms:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • entire — [adj] complete, whole absolute, all, choate, consolidated, continuous, full, gross, intact, integral, integrated, outright, perfect, plenary, sound, thorough, total, unbroken, undamaged, undiminished, undivided, unified, unimpaired, uninjured,… …   New thesaurus

  • entire — ► ADJECTIVE 1) with no part left out; whole. 2) not broken, damaged, or decayed. 3) without qualification; absolute. ORIGIN Old French entier, from Latin integer untouched, whole …   English terms dictionary

  • entire — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English enter, entier, entire, from Anglo French enter, entier, from Latin integer, literally, untouched, from in + tangere to touch more at tangent Date: 14th century 1. having no element or part left out ; whole < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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