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1 full /ˈfʊl/ adjective
fuller; fullest
1 full
/ˈfʊl/
adjective
fuller; fullest
Learner's definition of FULL
: containing or holding as much or as many as possible
often + of
always used before a noun
: not lacking anything : complete in number, amount, etc.
◊ The phrase a full is often used to stress the large size of an amount.
: not limited in any way
: not reduced or shortened
: existing or working at the highest or greatest degree : developed as much as possible
always used before a noun : including many things
: involving many activities
: very active
: having a rounded shape : not thin or narrow
: having or containing a great number or amount of something
: having eaten all that is wanted
always used before a noun : large enough to satisfy hunger
: having a large amount of material
: having a large amount of hair
: thinking of something all the time
◊ If you are full of yourself, you think of yourself more than you should.
: having a strong and pleasing quality
10 
of the moon : appearing as a bright circle

full blast

see 1blast

full count

see 2count

full of beans

see bean

full of crap/shit

informal + offensive
: not to be believed : saying things that are not true

full of it

informal + sometimes offensive
: not to be believed

full steam/speed ahead

used to say that something is being done with as much speed and power as possible

have your hands full

see 1hand

not playing with a full deck

see 1deck

to the fullest

: in a very active and energetic way

— fullness

also fulness noun [noncount]
2 full /ˈfʊl/ adverb
2 full
/ˈfʊl/
adverb
Learner's definition of FULL
: as much as possible : entirely or completely
: directly or squarely

full out

: with as much effort as possible see also full-out

full well

formal
: very well
3 full /ˈfʊl/ noun
3 full
/ˈfʊl/
noun
Learner's definition of FULL

in full

: entirely or completely

to the full

: to a great or complete degree : as much as possible
: in a very active and energetic way
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