whole2 S3 W2
all of something, especially something that is not a physical object:
The whole of the morning was wasted trying to find the documents.
used to say that something is generally true:
On the whole, I thought the film was pretty good.
used to say that all the parts of something are being considered together:
This project will be of great benefit to the region as a whole.
4 [countable usually singular]
something that consists of a number of parts, but is considered as a single unit:
Two halves make a whole.