Entire Definition

ĕn-tīr
adjective
Not lacking any of the parts; whole.
Webster's New World
Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration.
We spent the entire day at the beach.
American Heritage
Complete; thorough; absolute.
Entire confidence.
Webster's New World
Unbroken; intact.
Webster's New World
Being wholly of one piece; undivided; continuous.
Webster's New World
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noun
The whole; entirety.
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A stallion.
Webster's New World

(philately) A complete envelope with stamps and all official markings: (prior to the use of envelopes) a page folded and posted.

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Other Word Forms of Entire

Noun

Singular:
entire
Plural:
entires

Origin of Entire

  • From Middle English entere, enter, from Anglo-Norman entier, from Latin integrum, accusative of integer, from in- (“not”) + tangō (“touch”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French entier from Latin integrum neuter of integer tag- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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