Translation of "whole" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /həʊl/ us /hoʊl/

A2 complete, including every part

todo, entero
She spent the whole afternoon studying.
noun uk /həʊl/ us /hoʊl/
the whole of…

B1 all of something

His behaviour affects the whole of the class.
She went to every class for the whole of the semester.
on the whole

B1 generally

en general
On the whole we’re very happy.
as a whole

when considered as a group and not in parts

en general
The population as a whole is getting healthier.

(Translation of “whole” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /həul/

including everything and/or everyone; complete

entero, íntegro, todo
The whole staff collected the money for her leaving present
a whole pineapple.

not broken; in one piece

She swallowed the biscuit whole.
wholeness noun

wholly adverb

completely or altogether

I am not wholly certain yet.
wholehearted adjective

sincere and enthusiastic

sincero, de todo corazón
The team manager has the owner’s wholehearted support.
wholefood noun

food that does not contain artificial substances and has not been refined

fruit, vegetables, grains, pulses, and other wholefoods.
wholemeal noun ( whole wheat)

flour made from the entire wheat grain or seed

(also adjective) wholemeal flour/bread.
on the whole

taking everything into consideration

en general
Our trip was successful on the whole.

(Translation of “whole” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)