Full - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʊl|  American pronunciation of the word full
Brit.  |fʊl|  British pronunciation of the word full


- the time when the Moon is fully illuminated(syn: full-of-the-moon)


- beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
- make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
- increase in phase (syn: wax)


- constituting the full quantity or extent; complete(syn: entire, total)
- complete in extent or degree and in every particular(syn: total)
- filled to satisfaction with food or drink(syn: replete)
- having the normally expected amount(syn: good)
- being at a peak or culminating point(syn: broad)
- having ample fabric(syn: wide, wide-cut)


- to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)(syn: fully)


The plane was carrying a full load of passengers.

The theater was full to capacity.

We bought a full set of dishes.

They waited for three full months.

He has a full array of stereo equipment.

The soldiers were wearing full combat gear.

This will be his first full season with the team.

His theories have not yet found full acceptance.

I hope that you'll give us your fullest cooperation.

Please give me your full attention.

The cup was filled full to the brim.

The ball hit him full in the chest.

He kissed her full on the lips.

...the account is now paid in full...

The sky was full of fire.

Word forms

comparative: fuller
superlative: fullest
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