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Definition 1: the time when the Moon is fully illuminated - [noun denoting time]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the moon is at the full

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is a kind of ...) a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance

(... is a kind of full ) the full moon nearest the September equinox

(... is part of full) a time unit of approximately 30 days

"he was given a month to pay the bill"

Definition 2: increase in phase - [verb of change]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the moon is waxing

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

Definition 3: make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering - [verb of change]

(full is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 4: beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening - [verb of contact]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • full the cloth

(full is a kind of ...) hit repeatedly

"beat on the door" "beat the table with his shoe"

Definition 5: containing as much or as many as is possible or normal - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a full glass
  • a sky full of stars
  • a full life
  • the auditorium was full to overflowing

(full is similar to ...) full of money

"a well-lined purse"

(full is similar to ...) (followed by `with') deeply filled or permeated

"imbued with the spirit of the Reformation" "words instinct with love" "it is replete with misery"

(full is similar to ...) filled with a great quantity

"a tray loaded with dishes" "table laden with food" "`ladened' is not current usage"

(full is similar to ...) loaded past capacity

(full is similar to ...) spread throughout

"cities riddled with corruption"

(full is similar to ...) filled with sperm

(full is similar to ...) filled with something

"a stuffed turkey"

(full is similar to ...) crammed with food

"a full stomach" "I feel stuffed"

(full is similar to ...) still full

"an untouched cocktail in her hand"

(full is similar to ...) full of; bearing great weight

"trees heavy with fruit" "vines weighed down with grapes"

(full is similar to ...) exceeding demand

"a glutted market"

(full is similar to ...) full of a gas

(full is similar to ...) covered with water

"the main deck was afloat (or awash)" "the monsoon left the whole place awash" "a flooded bathroom" "inundated farmlands" "an overflowing tub"

(full is similar to ...) full of air

(full is similar to ...) filled to capacity

"a brimful cup" "I am brimful of chowder" "a child brimming over with curiosity" "eyes brimming with tears"

(full is similar to ...) packed full to capacity

"chowder chockablock with pieces of fish"

(full is similar to ...) overfull as with blood

(full is similar to ...) full of eggs

(full is similar to ...) (usually followed by `with' or used as a combining form) generously supplied with

"theirs was a house filled with laughter" "a large hall filled with rows of desks" "fog-filled air"

(full is similar to ...) filled with or attended with

"words fraught with meaning" "an incident fraught with danger" "a silence pregnant with suspense"

(... are attributes of full) the condition of being filled to capacity

Definition 6: (of sound) having marked deepness and body - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • full tones
  • a full voice

(full is similar to ...) (used of the voice or sound) deep and resonant

(full is similar to ...) continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound

"the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"

(full is similar to ...) loud and resounding

"plangent bells" "the plangent minority"

(full is similar to ...) pleasantly full and mellow

"a rich tenor voice"

(full is similar to ...) (of sounds) full and rich

"orotund tones" "the rotund and reverberating phrase" "pear-shaped vowels"

(full is similar to ...) full and loud and deep

"heavy sounds" "a herald chosen for his sonorous voice"

(full is similar to ...) having volume or deepness

"sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal" "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"

Definition 7: to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fully grown
  • he didn't fully understand
  • knew full well
  • full-grown
  • full-fledged

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is used in the usage domain ...) a bound form used only in compounds

"`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"

Definition 8: having the normally expected amount - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gives full measure
  • gives good measure
  • a good mile from here

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) more than enough in size or scope or capacity

"had ample food for the party" "an ample supply"

Definition 9: complete in extent or degree and in every particular - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a full game
  • a total eclipse
  • a total disaster

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) having every necessary or normal part or component or step

"a complete meal" "a complete wardrobe" "a complete set of the Britannica" "a complete set of china" "a complete defeat" "a complete accounting"

Definition 10: being at a peak or culminating point - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • broad daylight
  • full summer

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"a high temperature" "a high price" "the high point of his career" "high risks" "has high hopes" "the river is high" "he has a high opinion of himself"

Definition 11: filled to satisfaction with food or drink - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a full stomach

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) being provided with adequate nourishment

Definition 12: constituting the full quantity or extent; complete - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
  • gave full attention
  • a total failure

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

"gave his whole attention" "a whole wardrobe for the tropics" "the whole hog" "a whole week" "the baby cried the whole trip home" "a whole loaf of bread"

Definition 13: having ample fabric - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the current taste for wide trousers
  • a full skirt

Synonyms for full in the sense of this definition

(full is similar to ...) more than enough in size or scope or capacity

"had ample food for the party" "an ample supply"

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