[ US /ˈfʊɫ/ ]
[ UK /fˈʊl/ ]
  1. to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
    knew full well
    fully grown
    he didn't fully understand
  1. filled to satisfaction with food or drink
    a full stomach
    a full stomach
  2. having the normally expected amount
    gives full measure
    gives good measure
    a good mile from here
  3. (of sound) having marked deepness and body
    a full voice
    full tones
  4. having ample fabric
    the current taste for wide trousers
    a full skirt
  5. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
    the auditorium was full to overflowing
    a full glass
    a full life
    a sky full of stars
  6. being at a peak or culminating point
    full summer
    broad daylight
  7. complete in extent or degree and in every particular
    a full game
    a total eclipse
    a total disaster
  8. constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    gave full attention
    a total failure
    an entire town devastated by an earthquake
  1. increase in phase
    the moon is waxing
  2. make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
  3. beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    full the cloth
  1. the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    the moon is at the full
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How To Use full In A Sentence

  • Hopefully, North Norfolk will soon shake off this surreal obsession with the Lib Dems and embrace their NE Cambs neighbour's decent Tory stance. Will Iain Dale have to repay the donations ?
  • The interiors are beautifully kept and the countryside is lush and fruitful. Times, Sunday Times
  • Does the plain, unsugared doughy type bagel look alike surpass the overly decorated with hundreds and thousands and pumped full of sweet chemicals with optional coating of chocolate (half dipped) Tescos Express doughnut win every time? Rabbit Stew. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • Sony Pictures Animation has a full slate of films including the mouth-watering 3D comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which opened as the #1 movie in North America on September 18, Hotel Transylvania, now in pre-production and, in association with Columbia Pictures, The Smurfs, now in production. Anton Yelchin and Fred Armisen Join The Smurfs | /Film
  • It wasn't a bad program; with full profs as teachers, I read a lot and learned a lot.
  • Could be that, or maybe she's a little wigged out working in an office full of blabbermouths.
  • Should we no do a little what you call shopping for the babies, and haf a farewell feast tonight if I go for my last call at your so pleasant home?" he asked, stopping before a window full of fruit and flowers. Little Women
  • Stated income loans only deserve the moniker "liar loans" because they were abused by banks and given to borrowers who lacked the income to qualify full doc. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • Perhaps the years of abuse, ridicule and scorn make a fully grown redhead all the stronger for it. Times, Sunday Times
  • However Its normally an extra mit full of cash in the pot from me as I try and turbo speed goffer the place dry This doesn't sound like a good deal. Army Rumour Service
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