all there is of a thingTaken as a percentage of the whole, it has to be a fairly minor part.
a collection of parts viewed together as a unitThe different components combine to form a complete whole.
Agriculture was based in the past on the family as a unit.
piece, , , , ,
a piece of wood
Another piece of cake?
The state is an ensemble of political and social structures.
His own diary forms the entirety of the novel.
We must take into consideration the totality of the evidence.
constituting or referring to all of somethingI have now read the whole book.
the complete works of Shakespeare
Full details will be sent to you.
The car was in a total mess.
I mean I'm not a total idiot.
Treatment is more effective if the entire family is involved.
This is meant to be an integral service.
Adults rarely give the television their undivided attention.
the unabridged version of `War and Peace'
unbroken or undamagedI struck the glass with all my might, but it remained whole.
After the explosion, most of the cargo was left intact.
He emerged unscathed apart from a severely bruised finger.
Against all odds her glasses remained unbroken after the explosion.
His body was still sound.
The car is in perfect condition.
Amongst the rubble, there was one building that remained untouched.
Stained glass craftsmen would always use flawless glass.
The lorry driver escaped unhurt, but a pedestrian was injured.
The car was a write-off, but everyone escaped unharmed.
in one piece, ,
We were lucky to get out of there in one piece.
We believed our love was inviolate.
(archaic) the woman who was made whole by touching the hem of Jesus's garment
She had a normal pregnancy and delivered a healthy child.
I hope you're well.
It took me a long while to feel well and strong again.
fit, , , ,
It will take a very fit person to beat me.
His robust physique counts for much in the modern game.
looking hale and hearty
in good health,
in fine fettle,
All able-bodied men between eighteen and forty had been drafted.
in an undivided or unbroken pieceSnakes swallow their prey whole.
in one piece,
After the explosion, my house was still in one piece.
See on the whole
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in the sense of able-bodied
strong and healthyAll able-bodied men between eighteen and forty had been drafted.
in the sense of aggregate
an amount or total formed from separate unitssociety viewed as an aggregate of individuals
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