[en-tahyuh r-tee, -tahy-ri-] /ɛnˈtaɪər ti, -ˈtaɪ rɪ-/
noun, plural entireties.
the state of being ; completeness:
Homer’s Iliad is rarely read in its entirety.
something that is ; the whole:
He devoted the entirety of his life to medical research.
noun (pl) -ties
the state of being entire or whole; completeness
a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total
also entierty, mid-14c., enterete, from Anglo-French entiertie, Old French entiereté “totality, entirety; integrity, purity,” from Latin integritatem (nominative integritas) “completeness, soundness, integrity,” from integer (see integer).
operating system The German company Software AG’s implementation of DCOM under Unix and on IBM mainframes, released at the end of 1997. EntireX enables users to exchange their DCOM components between Windows 95, Windows NT, Unix and OS/390 and to build application programs with components running on any of those platforms. Home (http://softwareag.com/corporat/solutions/entirex/entirex.htm). (1999-02-05)
[en-ti-sawl, -sol] /ˈɛn tɪˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/ noun 1. a fertile soil of recent origin that is distinguished by a lack of horizons and is found worldwide in all climates.
[en-ti-tee] /ˈɛn tɪ ti/ noun, plural entities. 1. something that has a real existence; thing: corporeal entities. 2. being or existence, especially when considered as distinct, independent, or self-contained: He conceived of society as composed of particular entities requiring special treatment. 3. essential nature: The entity of justice is universality. /ˈɛntɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. […]
[en-tahyt-l] /ɛnˈtaɪt l/ verb (used with object), entitled, entitling. 1. to give (a person or thing) a title, right, or claim to something; furnish with grounds for laying claim: His executive position entitled him to certain courtesies rarely accorded others. 2. to call by a particular title or name: What was the book entitled? 3. […]