en·tire /ɪnˈtaɪr, ˈɛnˌ/
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.]
Syn: -- See Whole, and Radical.
1. Entirely. “Too long to print in entire.”
2. Brewing A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer. [Eng.] “Foker's Entire.”
adj 1: constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an
entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full
attention"; "a total failure" [syn: 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" [syn: integral, intact]
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" [syn: intact]
n : uncastrated adult male horse [syn: stallion]