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entire   WordNet 2.0

- uncastrated adult male horse

 
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- constituting the full quantity or extent

- complete
"an entire town devastated by an earthquake"
"gave full attention"
"a total failure"

 
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- constituting the undiminished entirety

- lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
"a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon
"was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"
"fought to keep the union intact"

 
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- (used of domestic animals) sexually competent
"an entire horse"

 
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- (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge

- not broken up into teeth or lobes

 
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Entire   Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

1. Complete in all parts; undivided; undiminished; whole; full and perfect; not deficient; as, the entire control of a business; entire confidence, ignorance.

"That ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." -- James i. 4.

"With strength entire and free will armed." -- Milton.

"One entire and perfect chrysolite." -- Shak.

2. Without mixture or alloy of anything; unqualified; morally whole; pure; faithful.

"Pure fear and entire cowardice." -- Shak.

"No man had ever a heart more entire to the king." -- Clarendon.

3. (Bot.) (a) Consisting of a single piece, as a corolla. (b) Having an evenly continuous edge, as a leaf which has no kind of teeth.

4. Not gelded; -- said of a horse.

5. Internal; interior. [Obs.] Spenser.

Syn. -- See Whole, and Radical.

 
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1. Entirely. "Too long to print in entire." Thackeray.

2. (Brewing) A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer. [Eng.] "Foker's Entire." Thackeray.

 
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