Whole in a sentence

The word "whole" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of whole and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Whole

  • Containing the total amount, number, etc.; comprising all the parts; free from deficiency; all; total; entire; as, the whole earth; the whole solar system; the whole army; the whole nation.
  • Complete; entire; not defective or imperfect; not broken or fractured; unimpaired; uninjured; integral; as, a whole orange; the egg is whole; the vessel is whole.
  • Possessing, or being in a state of, heath and soundness; healthy; sound; well.
  • The entire thing; the entire assemblage of parts; totality; all of a thing, without defect or exception; a thing complete in itself.
  • A regular combination of parts; a system.
  • an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
  • all of something including all its component elements or parts
  • to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
  • including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete
  • (of siblings) having the same parents

How to use whole in a sentence. Whole pronunciation.

He welcomed me, and soon opened his whole mind.
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Golly, how the whole thing glitters and stews!
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He would give himself up, and the whole story would be the scandal of Europe.
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David's life had suddenly come upon problems for which his whole past was no preparation.
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For their standard was a standard of might the only right; but he-his whole life had been nurtured in an atmosphere of right and justice, had been a spiritual demonstration against force.
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Yet-yet-oh, do not think but that I would tell you the whole truth, though I am not wholly truthful.
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Tell me, please, tell me the whole truth.
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Did he not make me understand what his whole life had been?
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He had heard also of cruelty-of banishment, and of enemies removed from his path suddenly, never to be seen again; but, on the whole, men spoke with more admiration of him than of any other public servant, Armenian Christian in a Mahommedan country though he was.
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In the mean time, it will be every one's Duty to run from a Place of such _Infection_, least they contribute to the spreading a _Disease_ which may, in time, prove _Fatal_ to the whole Nation.
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On the whole the choices were made in response to requests by members of the Society.
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As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon its still surface I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords.
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At night, by the camp-fire, we played euchre and seven-up to strengthen the mind-and played them with cards so greasy and defaced that only a whole summer's acquaintance with them could enable the student to tell the ace of clubs from the jack of diamonds.
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But your own Conscience will tell you, if you dare ask it the Question, that it has been the Business of my whole Life, since I have been married to you, to carry my self towards you as a loving and a vertuous Wife ought to do to her Husband; and have done all that lay in my Power to contribute to your Satisfaction.
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Sirona's whole frame was in the most violent agitation.
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Every hour of pain, and the whole bitter anguish that his betrayed benefactor had suffered through his act when he had seduced Glycera, he himself now seemed to realize, and at the same time the enemy that had betrayed him, Servianus, was none other than himself, Phoebicius, the Gaul.
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His whole soul was full of compassion for the young, fair, and unhappy creature, and, while he took hold of her chin, which had sunk on her bosom, lifted her white face, and moistened her forehead and lips with water, he softly prayed for her salvation.
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According to the fourth evangelist, Jesus bore the cross without assistance the whole distance to the place crucifixion (John xix, 16-18).
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But, to her surprise, not a word of the matter escaped Miss Derrick during the whole evening.
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Louise promised that this should be her last "outing" for a whole week.
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Examples of Whole

Example #1
That mind has generous moments, David, for he took to being thankful for thy knocks.
Example #2
Because of the hard blows dealt him by thee, I went to make amends.
Example #3
Out of Shoobra his High Jinks Pasha kennels with his lions and lives with his cellars of gold, as if he was going to take them with him where he's going-and he's going fast.
Example #4
Barnum's the man for this place-P. T. Barnum.
Example #5
She had seen the issue also clearly.
Example #6
Excited as she was, she had seen the inflexibility of his purpose.