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Full

Full appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Spread it thick, say it quick!
    Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Spread it thicker, say it quicker!
    Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Don't eat with your mouth full!
  • Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, the succesful thistle-sifter, while sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb. Now, if Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, the succesful thistle-sifter, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb, see that thou, while sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, thrust not three thousand thistles through the thick of thy thumb.

Usage statistics for the adjective full:

spoken English41.22%written English58.78% conversational speech45.12%task-oriented speech54.88% imaginative writing48.9%informational writing51.1%
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Full is sometimes a misspelling of fall, false or fool.

The word full is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective full

What does full mean as an attribute of a noun?

Full is one of the top 50 most common adjectives in the English language.View more statistics!

adjective - degrees: fuller | fullest

  1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
  2. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
  3. complete in extent or degree and in every particular
  4. filled to satisfaction with food or drink
  5. (of sound) having marked deepness and body
  6. having the normally expected amount
    • example: gives full measure
    • synonym of full: good
    • similar: ample
  7. being at a peak or culminating point
    • examples: full summer | in full bloom | in full swing
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonym of full: broad
    • similar: high
  8. sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure
    • example: write your full name
    • similar: complete
  9. having ample fabric

Alternative definition of the adjective full

adjective

  1. Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.
  2. Complete; with nothing omitted.
  3. Total, entire.
  4. [informal] satisfied, especially in relation to eating.
  5. Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.
  6. Having depth and body; rich.

Definition of the adverb full

What does full mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)

Alternative definition of the adverb full

adverb

  1. [archaic] Quite; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.

Definition of the noun full

What does full mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fulls

  1. the time when the Moon is fully illuminated

Alternative definition of the noun full

noun

  1. Utmost measure or extent; highest state or degree.
  2. [context: of the moon] The phase of the moon when it is entire face is illuminated, full moon.
  3. [context: poker] A hand consisting of three cards of the same denomination and a pair, full hand, full house.

Specialised definition of the noun full

Glossary of sports / freestyle skiing

a flip with a full twist

Definition of the verb full

What does full mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: fulled | fulling | fulls

  1. beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • example: full the cloth
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: beat = hit repeatedly
  2. make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
  3. increase in phase
    • example: The moon will soon full
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of full: wax
    • more generic word: increase = become bigger or greater in amount

Alternative definition of the verb full

verb

  1. To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk

People

  1. Full a.k.a. Tomo Furukawa is a Japanese musician best known for being the lead vocalist of visual kei rock band Guniw Tools.
  2. FULL is a musical artist.
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group Nicotine (Bass guitar) since

There are other people with in their name, like Full Clip, Kang Full, Chris Full, Grace Full, Full Blooded, full-blooded, Stephen Full, Full Intention, Full a Clips Crew, Starving Yet Full and many others.

Group

Full is a musical group.

  • album: "Songs To Break Up To"

Character

Full is a fictional character from the 1977 film California.

Music

  1. "FULL" is a musical album of Jon Dee Graham.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Full" is a musical album of Maryla Rodowicz.
    • released in (25 years ago)

Phrases with Full

Phrases starting with the word Full:

  1. Full On
  2. Full up
  3. Full-on
  4. Full bar
  5. Full Out
  6. Full Boat
  7. full moon
  8. Full Name
  9. full page
  10. full stop
  11. full term
  12. Full Tilt
  13. Full Time
  14. Full toss
  15. Full Verb
  16. Full Well

Phrases ending with the word Full:

  1. be full
  2. in full
  3. I'm Full
  4. cram full

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Full

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Google previewLittle dog Trusty (1861)

by Maria Edgeworth

Here the word Full means Quite—quite as much. Globes. There are two sorts of globes, terrestrial and celestial : terrestrial globes represent the shape of the earth, and the situation of different countries: celestial globes show the situation of the ...

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Two (2008)

by John Devaney

Cataloguing-in-Publication data: The Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Two ISBN...

Full Points Footy http://www. fullpointsfooty.net Competition Names The main competitions referred to in the book.

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Three

by John Devaney

Cataloguing-in-Publication data: The Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Three ISBN...

Full Points Footy http://www. fullpointsfooty.net Competition Names The main competitions referred to in the book.

Google previewFull Form Dictionary

get Full Forms by Md Junaid ALam

get Full Forms Md Junaid ALam. C. CA : Chartered Accountant CAD : Computer Aided Design CAD : Command Area Development CAIR : Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics CASE : Commission for Alternative Sources of Energy CASE ...

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1904)

full dress uniform. Private of Train or Transport corps. Officer of Train or Transport corps. Private of Infantry of the Life Guard. Cossack Artillery, full dress uniform. Garrison Artillery, overcoat. Sapper. Infantry of the Line, ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language... (1803)

To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation... by John Walker

Full stored. Fulgency, följén-se, s. (177) .

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Usage statistics about full

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the adjective full:

spoken English41.22%written English58.78% conversational speech45.12%task-oriented speech54.88% imaginative writing48.9%informational writing51.1%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective full:

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Comparison of usage frequency between the adjective full and its most common antonyms:

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Quotes about Full

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Scrabble value of F4U1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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