What is the difference between Whole and Hole?




What is the difference between Whole and Hole?


Whole : (adjective)

(
1 ) Entire, complete

The whole country mourned the death of the king.

She told me the whole truth.


(
2 ) Intact, not broken, damaged or injured

After the function, there was not a glass left whole.



Whole : (noun)

(
1 ) Thing that is complete in itself

Four quarters make a whole.


(
2 ) All that there is of something

She spent the whole of the year in hospital.



Hole : (noun)

(
1 ) Cavity, sunken or hollow place in a solid mass or surface

That road is full of holes.


(
2 ) Gap, opening through something

He escaped through a hole in the wall.


(
3 ) Animal’s burrow

That is a mouse hole.


(
4 ) Difficult of awkward situation

Do you find yourself in a hole?



Hole : (verb)

(
1 ) Make a hole in something

The ship was holed by an iceberg.


(
2 ) Hide oneself

The gang was holed up in the mountains somewhere.











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