Entire meaning

ĕn-tīr
The definition of entire is whole, unbroken and complete.

An example of entire used as an adjective is in the phrase "entire pie," which means the whole pie.

adjective
4
1
Not having an indented margin.

An entire leaf.

adjective
3
1
Entire is defined as the whole, or an uncastrated horse.

An example of entire is a whole cheeseburger.

An example of an entire is a stallion.

noun
2
1
Not castrated.
adjective
2
1
Not castrated.
adjective
2
1
Advertisement
Unmixed or unalloyed; pure or homogenous.
adjective
1
0
The whole; the entirety.
noun
1
0
An uncastrated horse; a stallion.
noun
1
0
Unbroken; intact.
adjective
1
0
Being wholly of one piece; undivided; continuous.
adjective
1
0
Advertisement
Not mixed or alloyed; pure.
adjective
0
0
Having an unbroken margin, without notches or indentations, as some leaves.
adjective
0
0
The whole; entirety.
noun
0
0
A stallion.
noun
0
0
Not castrated.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement
An uncastrated horse; a stallion.
noun
0
0
(sometimes postpositive) Whole; complete.

We had the entire building to ourselves for the evening.

adjective
0
0
(botany) Having a smooth margin without any indentation.
adjective
0
0
(botany) Consisting of a single piece, as a corolla.
adjective
0
0
(complex analysis, of a complex function) Complex-differentiable on all of ℂ.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement
(of a male animal) Not gelded.
adjective
0
0
Without mixture or alloy of anything; unqualified; morally whole; pure; faithful.
adjective
0
0
Internal; interior.

adjective
0
0
An uncastrated horse; a stallion.
noun
0
0
(philately) A complete envelope with stamps and all official markings: (prior to the use of envelopes) a page folded and posted.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of entire

  • 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

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

    From Wiktionary