Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.
Dorothy Day

Meaning of "as a whole" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF AS A WHOLE

as a whole play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS A WHOLE

as a matter of course
as a matter of fact
as a rule
as against
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS A WHOLE

airhole
asshole
black hole
blowhole
glory hole
heart-whole
hole
in the hole
jawhole
keyhole
loophole
manhole
on the whole
pigeonhole
pinhole
posthole
rabbit hole
sinkhole
whole
wormhole

Synonyms and antonyms of as a whole in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as a whole» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF AS A WHOLE

Find out the translation of as a whole to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as a whole from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as a whole» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

作为一个整体
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como un todo
570 millions of speakers

English

as a whole
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पूरे के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ككل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в целом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como um todo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোটামুটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans son ensemble
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

secara keseluruhan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gesamt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全体として
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전체적으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka kabèh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như một toàn thể
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒட்டுமொத்தமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संपूर्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir bütün olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nel suo complesso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

całość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в цілому
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în ansamblu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ως σύνολο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

as ´n geheel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

som helhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som helhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as a whole

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS A WHOLE»

The term «as a whole» is very widely used and occupies the 163 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
98
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «as a whole» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of as a whole
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «as a whole».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS A WHOLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as a whole» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as a whole» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as a whole

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «AS A WHOLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as a whole.
1
Spencer Bachus
It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole.
2
Ray Stannard Baker
At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence.
3
Sara Bareilles
I would like to look back on my body of work and be proud of each record in its own right, but as a whole, I want to continue to grow and move forward.
4
Tim Berners-Lee
Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on.
5
Judith Butler
Honestly, what can really be said about 'the Jewish people' as a whole? Is it not a lamentable stereotype to make large generalizations about all Jews, and to presume they all share the same political commitments?
6
Helen Clark
I think the issue of North Korea is one where the international community as a whole has to work to resolve the crisis.
7
Arthur Holly Compton
If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
8
Christopher Darden
In fact, some reviewers have said that as they got into the story they forgot that the protagonist is a black woman. They were moved by the story - by the people as a whole - and not by the little things.
9
Evan Daugherty
I wouldn't say I see things visually first, but what I do think is important, for a lot of screenwriters, is to not just think about the words on the page, but also the world as a whole and the vibe of the movie, rather than a sequence of scenes written on the page.
10
Dorothy Day
Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS A WHOLE»

Discover the use of as a whole in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as a whole and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Piece as a Whole: Studies in Holistic Musical Analysis
This novel and exciting approach to music theory will be a welcome addition to the musical analysis literature.
Hugh Aitken, 1997
2
Life As a Whole: Kora's Choices
Ever wondered how one choice may have changed your life forever? Or how things could have gone differently? Most of every character in this story will have a new life story for every new part to their series. Some will end bad, others good.
Jessica Laroche, 2012
3
The Embodiment of God As a Whole: Being At-1
His efforts resulted in two books: "A GATEWAY TO HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS," and "MY FATHER CALLS ME," (One Man's Way Back To GOD.)In this third book, the dialogue format of "MY FATHER CALLS ME" (One Man's Way Back To GOD) continues.
Don Marr, 2011
4
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
"Whole" picks up where "The China Study" left off. "The China Study" revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. "Whole" answers the question of why.
T. Colin Campbell, Howard Jacobson, 2013
5
Group Cognitive Complexity: A Group-as-a-whole Perspective
To test the research hypotheses, the study employed a business simulation game (the B&B Enterprises Management Flight simulator; Sternman, 2003).
Kyoosang Choi, 2008
6
The Whole Shebang: A State of the Universe Report
A non-technical account of recent astronomical research makes all that is known about the universe accessible to the average reader, in a study that integrates scientific personalities with hard facts, vivid explanations, and authoritative ...
Timothy Ferris, 1998
7
The Rugby Team as a Whole - The Tactics, Benefits and ...
This book looks at the rugby team as a complete unit, including attacking and defensive tactics with diagrams. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before.
Anon, 2011
8
For the City As a Whole: Planning, Politics, and the Public ...
For the City as a Whole is an attempt to link the actions and public statements of civic leaders to their perceptions of the city and what it might become.
Robert Bruce Fairbanks, 1998
9
The Maybrick Case. a Statement of the Case as a Whole. Being ...
This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++11/30/1914Court RecordHarvard Law School LibraryLondon: Baillire, Tindall and Cox, 20 & 21, King William Street, Strand. 1896
Alexander William Macdougall, 2012
10
Faith as a Way of Life: A Vision for Pastoral Leadership
How is it, then, that so often Christian faith fails to orient our lives? Christian Scharen offers the compelling argument that such a way of life needs communities and leaders that build and communicate faith as foundation.
Christian Scharen, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS A WHOLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as a whole is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rory McIlroy a major doubt for British Open as he ruptures his ankle …
But it'll be a blow not just for Rory but a blow for the game as a whole. "He's performed very well in the two majors so far this year. I know Jordan ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
The 2015 World Cup should start a revolution in U.S. soccer
The game as a whole was made stronger by the U.S. in 1999. (USA TODAY Sports). The legacy created by the 2015 U.S. team will not have the ... «For The Win, Jul 15»
3
It's a small world: Exploring the magic of miniature gardening
... Ill. "There are people who aren't that into gardening as a whole, but find the curiosity and whimsy of fairy gardens something they want to try.". «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
4
Manti Te'o thinks he's becoming a playmaker under Mike Nolan
“Coach Nolan brings an old-school feel to not only our position, but to the defense as a whole,” Te'o said, via ESPN. “He's all about making ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
5
The Daily Bernie, 7/6/15: Oakland A's acquire; optimistic buyers …
... Starlin Castro. This report, as a whole, does nothing but support the strong interest the Cubs have shown in some of the Athletics' trade chips. «Athletics Nation, Jul 15»
6
Kholat Review
Kholat, a game inspired by the mysterious Dyatlov Pass Incident, is a fine example of what it is I find so intriguing about the genre as a whole. «Twinfinite, Jul 15»
7
How Africa gets power to 620 million more people could have a …
Where power comes from today varies substantially from one country to another. For Sub-Saharan Africa as a whole, according to the World ... «PRI, Jul 15»
8
Do the Red Sox have a David Ortiz problem?
Nobody can deny that, taken as a whole, this season suggests the end is near. He's hitting just .228/.321/.423 as of this writing. That looks just ... «Over The Monster, Jul 15»
9
Five numbers that explain the Greek crisis
Spain, the next worst, is at 22.7 percent. By comparison, the US unemployment rate is at 5.5 percent; Europe as a whole is at 9.6 percent. «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
10
Haley sharp as Sea Dogs beat Mets
The Sea Dogs as a whole have been going through similar struggles. The last time last-place Portland won back-to-back games was in ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. As a whole [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/as-a-whole>. Sep 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z