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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Entirety \En*tire"ty\, n.; pl. Entireness. [OF. entieret['e].
1. The state of being entire; completeness; as, entirely of
2. That which is entire; the whole. --Bacon.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the state of being total and complete; "he read the article
in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the
destruction" [syn: entirety, entireness, integrality,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
41 Moby Thesaurus words for "entirety":
aggregate, all, allness, be-all and end-all, collectiveness,
collectivity, completeness, complex, comprehensiveness, embodiment,
entireness, everything, exhaustiveness, fullness, gross,
inclusiveness, intactness, integer, integrality, integration,
integrity, omneity, omnipresence, oneness, organic unity,
perfection, pervasiveness, plenitude, solidarity, solidity, sum,
sum total, thoroughness, total, totality, tote, ubiquity, unity,
universality, whole, wholeness
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
ENTIRETY, or, ENTIERTIE. This word denotes the whole, in contradistinction
to moiety, which denotes the half part. A husband and wife, when jointly
seized of land, are seized by entireties and not "pur mie" as joint tenants
are. Jacob's Law Dict.; 4 Kent, 362; 2 Kent, 132; Hartv. Johnson, 3 Penna.
Law Journ. 350, 357.
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