[en-tahyuh r] /ɛnˈtaɪər/
having all the parts or elements; whole; complete:
He wrote the entire novel in only six weeks.
full or thorough:
He has been given entire freedom of choice in this matter.
not broken, mutilated, or decayed; intact:
We were fortunate to find this relic entire.
unimpaired or undiminished:
His entire energies have gone into making the enterprise a success.
being wholly of one piece; undivided; continuous:
The entire mood of the symphony was joyful.
Botany. without notches or indentations, as leaves.
an entire horse.
Obsolete. wholly of one kind; unmixed or pure.
Archaic. the whole; .
an ungelded animal, especially a stallion.
(prenominal) whole; complete: the entire project is going well
(prenominal) without reservation or exception; total: you have my entire support
not broken or damaged; intact
consisting of a single piece or section; undivided; continuous
(of leaves, petals, etc) having a smooth margin not broken up into teeth or lobes
not castrated: an entire horse
(obsolete) of one substance or kind; unmixed; pure
a less common word for entirety
an uncastrated horse
late 14c., from Old French entier “whole, unbroken, intact, complete,” from Latin integrum (nominative integer; see integer).
- En tire-bouchon
[French ahn teer-boo-shawn] /French ɑ̃ tir buˈʃɔ̃/ noun, Ballet. 1. a position in which the thigh of one leg is raised up high to the side and the point of the toe touches the knee of the supporting leg.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a function of a complex variable that has a derivative for all finite values of the variable.
[en-tahyuh r-lee] /ɛnˈtaɪər li/ adverb 1. wholly or fully; completely or unreservedly: I am not entirely satisfied with the architect’s design. 2. solely or exclusively. /ɪnˈtaɪəlɪ/ adverb 1. without reservation or exception; wholly; completely 2. solely or exclusively; only adv. mid-14c., from entire + -ly (2).
[en-tahyuh r-tee, -tahy-ri-] /ɛnˈtaɪər ti, -ˈtaɪ rɪ-/ noun, plural entireties. 1. the state of being ; completeness: Homer’s Iliad is rarely read in its entirety. 2. something that is ; the whole: He devoted the entirety of his life to medical research. /ɪnˈtaɪərɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. the state of being entire or whole; completeness […]