KJV Dictionary Definition: entire


ENTI'RE, a. L. integer, said to be in neg. and tango, to touch.

1. Whole; undivided; unbroken; complete in its parts.

2. Whole; complete; not participated with others. This man has the entire control of the business.

3. Full; complete; comprising all requisites in itself.

An action is entire, when it is complete in all its parts.

4. Sincere; hearty.

He run a course more entire with the king of Arragon.

5. Firm; solid; sure; fixed; complete; undisputed.

Entire and sure the monarch's rule must prove,

Who founds her greatness on her subjects' love.

6. Unmingled; unalloyed.

In thy presence joy entire.

7. Wholly devoted; firmly adherent; faithful.

No man had a heart more entire to the king.

8. In full strength; unbroken.

9. In botany, an entire stem is one without branches; an entire leaf is without any opening in the edge, not divided.


ENTI'RELY, adv. Wholly; completely; fully; as, the money is entirely lost.

1. In the whole; without division.

Euphrates--falls not entirely into the Persian sea.

2. With firm adherence or devotion; faithfully.


ENTI'RENESS, n. Completeness; fullness; totality; unbroken form or state; as the entireness of an arch or a bridge.

1. Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty.