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Something that's full holds as much as it can. If your glass is full of root beer, it's up the brim no more root beer will fit inside it.

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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.

Verb
increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"

Verb
make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering

Verb
beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening; "full the cloth"

Adjective S.
having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"

Adjective S.
having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"

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Adjective S.
constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"

Adjective S.
not separated into parts or shares; constituting an undivided unit; "an undivided interest in the property"; "a full share"

Adjective S.
complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"

Adjective
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"

Adjective
(of sound) having marked depth and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"

Adjective S.
filled to satisfaction with food or drink; "a full stomach"

Adverb
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"


Compar.
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.

Compar.
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.

Compar.
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.

Compar.
Sated; surfeited.

Compar.
Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.

Compar.
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.

Compar.
Filled with emotions.

Compar.
Impregnated; made pregnant.

n.
Complete measure; utmost extent; the highest state or degree.

adv.
Quite; to the same degree; without abatement or diminution; with the whole force or effect; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.

v. i.
To become full or wholly illuminated; as, the moon fulls at midnight.

n.
To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.

v. i.
To become fulled or thickened; as, this material fulls well.


Full

Full , a. [Compar. Fuller ; superl. Fullest.] [OE. & AS. ful; akin to OS. ful, D. vol, OHG. fol, G. voll, Icel. fullr, Sw. full, Dan. fuld, Goth. fulls, L. plenus, Gr. , Skr. prna full, pr to fill, also to Gr. much, E. poly-, pref., G. viel, AS. fela. &root;80. Cf. Complete, Fill, Plenary, Plenty.] 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.
Had the throne been full, their meeting would not have been regular.
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 dreamed.
The man commands Like a full soldier.
I can not Request a fuller satisfaction Than you have freely granted.
4. Sated; surfeited.
I am full of the burnt offerings of rams.
5. Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.
Reading maketh a full man.
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.
Every one is full of the miracles done by cold baths on decayed and weak constitutions.
7. Filled with emotions.
The heart is so full that a drop overfills it.
8. Impregnated; made pregnant. [Obs.]
Ilia, the fair, . . . full of Mars.
At full, when full or complete. Shak. -- Full age (Law) the age at which one attains full personal rights; majority; -- in England and the United States the age of 21 years. Abbott. -- Full and by (Naut.), sailing closehauled, having all the sails full, and lying as near the wind as poesible. -- 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 ∨ sister, 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.

Full

Full , n. Complete measure; utmost extent; the highest state or degree.
The swan's-down feather, That stands upon the swell at full of tide.
Full of the moon, the time of full moon.

Full

Full, adv. 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.
The diapason closing full in man.
Full in the center of the sacred wood.
&hand; Full is placed before adjectives and adverbs to heighten or strengthen their signification. "Full sad." Milton. "Master of a full poor cell." Shak. "Full many a gem of purest ray serene." T. Gray. Full is also prefixed to participles to express utmost extent or degree; as, full-bloomed, full-blown, full-crammed full-grown, full-laden, full-stuffed, etc. Such compounds, for the most part, are self-defining.

Full

Full, v. i. To become full or wholly illuminated; as, the moon fulls at midnight.

Full

Full, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fulling.] [OE. fullen, OF. fuler, fouler, F. fouler, LL. fullare, fr. L. fullo fuller, cloth fuller, cf. Gr. shining, white, AS. fullian to whiten as a fuller, to baptize, fullere a fuller. Cf. Defile to foul, Foil to frustrate, Fuller. n. ] To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.

Full

Full, v. i. To become fulled or thickened; as, this material fulls well.

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.

Quite; to the same degree; without abatement or diminution; with the whole force or effect; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.

To become full or wholly illuminated; as, the moon fulls at midnight.

To thicken by moistening, heating, and pressing, as cloth; to mill; to make compact; to scour, cleanse, and thicken in a mill.

To become fulled or thickened; as, this material fulls well.

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Usage Examples

A nation devoid of art and artists cannot have a full existence.

About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.

A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.

A man of courage is also full of faith.

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness.

An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.

And it took me, since I was 17 and left home, running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man, when I honestly feel like I've come full circle and my heart's finally in the right place.

A boy is naturally full of humor.

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.

A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.

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