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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
4. Concrete Quantity

50. Whole. [Principal Part.]

   NOUN:WHOLE, totality, integrity; totalness &c. adj.; entirety, entire [rare], ensemble [F.], collectiveness; unity [See Unity]; completeness [See Completeness]; indivisibility, indiscerptibility; integration, embodiment; integer, integral.
  ALL, general [archaic], the whole, total, aggregate, one and all, gross amount, sum, sum total, the altogether [humorous], tout ensemble [F.], length and breadth of, Alpha and Omega, “be all and end all”; complex, complexus [L.]; lock, stock, and barrel.
  BULK, mass, lump, tissue, staple, body, compages; trunk, torso, bole, hull, hulk, skeleton; greater part, major part, best part, principal part, main part; essential part (importance) [See Importance]; lion’s share, Benjamin’s mess; the long and the short; nearly all, almost all.
   VERB:FORM A WHOLE, constitute a whole; integrate, embody, amass; aggregate (assemble) [See Assemblage]; amount to, come to.
   ADJECTIVE:WHOLE, total, integral [rare], integrate [rare], entire; complete [See Completeness]; one, individual.
  UNBROKEN, uncut, undivided, unsevered, unclipped, uncropped, unshorn; seamless; undiminished; undemolished, undissolved, undestroyed, unbruised.
  INDIVISIBLE, indissoluble, indissolvable, indiscerptible.
  WHOLESALE, sweeping; comprehensive.
   ADVERB:WHOLLY, altogether; as a whole, one and indivisible; totally (completely) [See Completeness]; entirely, all, all in all, wholesale, in a body, collectively, all put together; in the aggregate, in the lump, in the mass, in the gross, in the main, in the long run; en masse [F.], on the whole, bodily, en bloc [F.], in extenso [L.], throughout, every inch; substantially.
  1. Tout bien ou rien.
  2. I am the Vine, ye are the branches.—Bible