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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Essential to making something complete.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Essential to making something complete. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: an entire thing : TOTALITY, WHOLE.

Usage examples (40)
  • Remember: if you can cease all restless activity, your integral nature will appear.
  • A local motion keepeth bodies integral
  • Adjective : integral parts. ,This point is integral to his plan. ,the integral works of a writer
  • Is the term integral or superfluous to the substance of these papers? for more
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  • ''integral" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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