• Noun: all of something including all its component elements or parts; examples: "Europe considered as a whole", "the whole of American literature"
• Noun: an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; examples: "how big is that part compared to the whole?", "the team is a unit"
• Adj: including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete; examples: "gave his whole attention", "a whole wardrobe for the tropics", "the whole hog", "a whole week", "the baby cried the whole trip home", "a whole loaf of bread"
• Adj: (of siblings) having the same parents; example: "whole brothers and sisters"
• Adj: including everything; examples: "the overall cost", "the total amount owed"
• Adj: wholly unharmed
• Adj: not impaired or diminished in any way; examples: "emerged from the trial with his prestige intact", "the blast left his hearing intact"
• Adj: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; examples: "hale and hearty", "whole in mind and body", "a whole person again"
• Adj: acting together as a single undiversified whole; example: "a solid voting bloc"
• Adv: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); examples: "he was wholly convinced", "entirely satisfied with the meal", "it was completely different from what we expected", "was completely at fault", "a totally new situation", "the directions were all wrong", "it was not altogether her fault", "an altogether new approach", "a whole new idea"
Acid wasn't getting a whole lot of bad press at the time, and as I saw the whole bad-press thing happen, I became aware that the government had done a whole lie on all the other benign drugs as well. It became clear to me that the government wanted no real drug education.
I think George just nailed the whole thing, the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like. I did a lot of research for the role and believe me, it's all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt.
Just a whole different style, just a whole different way of going about an audience and a way about skating. And they are so brilliant in their own way, which is great, and that's what Brian was saying; is the styles are different, and it's the whole mentality.
As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused, singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics cannot be effective on its own, but only when it is part of the whole picture - only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole.
The whole 'American Idol' way of looking at things is the antithesis of what I grew up with. There are a whole lot of kids wanting to be famous now, whereas if I'd even mentioned that word to one of my teachers, I would have got into a whole load of trouble.
You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet.
I think the best president - because he changed the whole mood of the country, the whole economy of the country, and stood up to Communism... that was continuing its causes around the world, and backed them off and caused them to collapse - and that was Ronald Reagan.
I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me.
I think I've been wishing for celebrity for so long that I've got used to being someone who's petitioning the establishment for acceptance... my whole schtick, my whole identity, is so wrapped up in being a petitioner that I don't really know how to react now that petition has been granted.