Total and Whole


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Total adjective – Not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it.
Usage example: gave us a total rundown of the events

Whole is a synonym for total in part topic. In some cases you can use "Whole" instead the word "Total" as a noun or an adjective or a verb or a pronoun, when it comes to topics like full, amount, quantity, complete. popular alternative
Nearby Words: totaled, tot, totality, totaling, totalled
Synonyms for Total


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Whole adjective – Not divided or scattered among several areas of interest or concern.
Usage example: you'll need to put your whole effort into this project

Total is a synonym for whole in entire topic. You can use "Total" instead the word "Whole" as an adjective or a noun or a verb or a pronoun, if it concerns topics such as part, full, amount, quantity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wholesome, wholeness
Synonyms for Whole

How words are described

human human total human whole
good good total good whole
many many total many whole
single single total single whole
Other adjectives: powerful, entire, massive, big, collective, new, flying, bigger.

Things that words describes

time total time whole time
level total level whole level
mess total mess whole mess
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