Pronunciation: f
a.1.Filled up, having within its limits all that it can contain; supplied; not empty or vacant; - said primarily of hollow vessels, and hence of anything else; as, a cup full of water; a house full of people.
2.Abundantly furnished or provided; sufficient in quantity, quality, or degree; copious; plenteous; ample; adequate; as, a full meal; a full supply; a full voice; a full compensation; a house full of furniture.
3.Not wanting in any essential quality; complete; entire; perfect; adequate; as, a full narrative; a person of full age; a full stop; a full face; the full moon.
It came to pass, at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh
- Gen. xii. 1.
The man commands
Like a full soldier.
- Shak.
4.Sated; surfeited.
I am full of the burnt offerings of rams.
- Is. i. 11.
5.Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.
Reading maketh a full man.
- Bacon.
6.Having the attention, thoughts, etc., absorbed in any matter, and the feelings more or less excited by it, as, to be full of some project.
7.Filled with emotions.
The heart is so full that a drop overfills it.
- Lowell.
8.Impregnated; made pregnant.
Ilia, the fair, . . . full of Mars.
- Dryden.
At full
when full or complete.
Full age
(Law) the age at which one attains full personal rights; majority; - in England and the United States the age of 21 years.
- Shak.
Full and by
(Naut.) sailing closehauled, having all the sails full, and lying as near the wind as poesible.
- Abbott.
Full band
(Mus.) a band in which all the instruments are employed.
Full binding
the binding of a book when made wholly of leather, as distinguished from half binding.
Full bottom
a kind of wig full and large at the bottom.
Full brother
a brother or sister having the same parents as another.
Full cry
(Hunting) eager chase; - said of hounds that have caught the scent, and give tongue together.
Full dress
the dress prescribed by authority or by etiquette to be worn on occasions of ceremony.
Full hand
(Poker) three of a kind and a pair.
Full moon
a - The moon with its whole disk illuminated, as when opposite to the sun.
b - The time when the moon is full.
Full organ
(Mus.) the organ when all or most stops are out.
Full score
(Mus.) a score in which all the parts for voices and instruments are given.
Full sea
high water.
Full swing
free course; unrestrained liberty; "Leaving corrupt nature to . . . the full swing and freedom of its own extravagant actings." South (Colloq.
In full
at length; uncontracted; unabridged; written out in words, and not indicated by figures.
In full blast
See under Blast.
n.1.Complete measure; utmost extent; the highest state or degree.
Full of the moon
the time of full moon.
adv.1.Quite; to the same degree; without abatement or diminution; with the whole force or effect; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.
The pawn I proffer shall be full as good.
- Dryden.
The diapason closing full in man.
- Dryden.
Full in the center of the sacred wood.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To become full or wholly illuminated; as, the moon fulls at midnight.
v. t.1.To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.
[imp. & p. p. Fulled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fulling.]
v. i.1.To become fulled or thickened; as, this material fulls well.
Verb1.full - beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening; "full the cloth"
2.full - make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
3.full - increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
Synonyms: wax
Adj.1.full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
2.full - constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
Synonyms: entire, total
3.full - complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
Synonyms: total
4.full - filled to satisfaction with food or drink; "a full stomach"
Synonyms: replete
5.full - (of sound) having marked depth and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"
thin - (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
6.full - having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
Synonyms: good
7.full - being at a peak or culminating point; "broad day"; "full summer"; "high noon"
Synonyms: broad
8.full - not separated into parts or shares; constituting an undivided unit; "an undivided interest in the property"; "a full share"
Synonyms: undivided
9.full - having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"
Synonyms: wide-cut, wide
Adv.1.full - to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form); "fully grown"; "he didn't fully understand"; "knew full well"; "full-grown"; "full-fledged"
Synonyms: fully, to the full
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