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Definition of entire (noun)

  1. uncastrated adult male horse

ENTIRE adjective

Definition of entire (adjective)

  1. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    • "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
    • synonyms: full, total
  2. 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"
    • synonyms: intact, integral
  3. (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge; not broken up into teeth or lobes
  4. (used of domestic animals) sexually competent
    • "an entire horse"
    • synonyms: intact
Source: Princeton University Wordnet