- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. all, all and sundry, the whole.Ant., nothing.II(Roget's IV) pron.Syn. all, all things, the universe, the whole complex, the whole, the lot, all that, every little thing*, the whole kit and caboodle*; lock, stock and barrel*; the whole bit*, the whole bunch*, the whole shebang*, the whole schmear*, the whole ball of wax*, the whole shooting match*, the works*, you name it*; see also all .III(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun An amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back: aggregate, all, entirety, gross, sum, total, totality, whole. Informal: work (used in plural). Idioms: everything but (or except) the kitchen sink; lock, stock, and barrel; the whole ball of wax (or kit and caboodle or megillah or nine yards or shebang). See PART.
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