full

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.

When a trash bag is full, it's time to take it outside, and when your mouth is full of cake, you'd better swallow it before you take another bite. When you're full of pizza, you can't eat any more, but when you're full of self-confidence, you have plenty of that quality. When the moon is full, it appears as large and round as possible. When your skirt, hair, or body are full, they're wide or ample.

Primary Meanings of full

1.
adjadvv
containing as much or as many as is possible or normal
to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering
2.
adj
(of sound) having marked deepness and body
3.
vn
increase in phase
the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
4.
v
beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
Full Definitions of full
1

adj 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”
Synonyms:
afloat, awash, flooded, inundated, overflowing
covered with water
air-filled
full of air
brimful, brimfull, brimming
filled to capacity
chock-full, chockablock, chockful, choke-full, chuck-full, cram full
packed full to capacity
congested, engorged
overfull as with blood
egg-filled
full of eggs
filled
(usually followed by `with' or used as a combining form) generously supplied with
fraught, pregnant
filled with or attended with
gas-filled
full of a gas
glutted, overfull
exceeding demand
heavy, weighed down
full of; bearing great weight
instinct, replete
(followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated
laden, ladened, loaded
filled with a great quantity
overladen, overloaded
loaded past capacity
riddled
spread throughout
sperm-filled
filled with sperm
stuffed
filled with something
stuffed
crammed with food
untasted, untouched
still full
well-lined
full of money
Antonyms:
empty
holding or containing nothing
bare, stripped
having everything extraneous removed including contents
blank, clean, white
(of a surface) not written or printed on
empty-handed
carrying nothing in the hands
glassy, glazed
(used of eyes) lacking liveliness
lifeless
destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings
looted, pillaged, plundered, ransacked
wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value
vacant
without an occupant or incumbent
vacant
void of thought or knowledge
vacuous
devoid of matter
void
containing nothing
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adj having the normally expected amount

“gives full measure”
Synonyms:
good
ample
more than enough in size or scope or capacity

adj constituting the full quantity or extent; complete

“gave full attention”
Synonyms:
entire, total
whole
including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete

adj complete in extent or degree and in every particular

“a full game”
Synonyms:
total
complete
having every necessary or normal part or component or step

adj being at a peak or culminating point

full summer”
Synonyms:
broad
high
greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

adj filled to satisfaction with food or drink

“a full stomach”
Synonyms:
replete
nourished
being provided with adequate nourishment

adj having ample fabric

“a full skirt”
Synonyms:
wide, wide-cut
ample
more than enough in size or scope or capacity

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

“knew full well”
full-grown”
full-fledged”
Synonyms:
fully, to the full

v make (a garment) fuller by pleating or gathering

Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
2

adj (of sound) having marked deepness and body

full tones”
“a full voice”
Synonyms:
booming, stentorian
used of the voice
grumbling, rumbling
continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound
plangent
loud and resounding
rich
pleasantly full and mellow
orotund, pear-shaped, rotund, round
(of sounds) full and rich
heavy, sonorous
full and loud and deep
sounding
having volume or deepness
Antonyms:
thin
(of sound) lacking resonance or volume
pale
not full or rich
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3

v increase in phase

Synonyms:
wax
Antonyms:
wane
decrease in phase
Type of:
increase
become bigger or greater in amount

n the time when the Moon is fully illuminated

“the moon is at the full
Synonyms:
full moon, full phase of the moon, full-of-the-moon
Types:
harvest moon
the full moon nearest the September equinox
Type of:
phase of the moon
a time when the Moon presents a particular recurring appearance
4

v beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening

full the cloth”
Type of:
beat
hit repeatedly

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