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Etymology 1

Old English full

Adjective

full (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
full

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.
    The jugs were full to the point of overflowing.
  2. Complete; with nothing omitted.
    Our book gives full treatment to the subject of angling.
  3. Total, entire.
    She had tattoos the full length of her arms.
    He was prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
  4. (informal) satisfied, especially in relation to eating.
    "I'm full", he said, pushing back from the table.
  5. Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.
    She needed her full clothing during her pregnancy.
  6. Having depth and body; rich.
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Etymology 2

Latin fullare, French fouler "to tread, stamp, full"

Verb

Infinitive
to full

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to full (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk
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See also
  • Danish valke "to walk, waulk, full"
  • English walk, waulk (dubious)
  • German walken "to tan, waulk, full"
  • Middle Dutch walken "to knead, press, full"
  • Middle English walken "to roll, toss, journey about" (dubious)

Catalan

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] folium, leaf

Noun

fullm.

  1. sheet of paper

Norwegian

Adjective

full (masculine full; feminine full; neuter fullt; plural fulle; comparative fullere; superlative fullest)

  1. full (containing the maximum possible amount)
  2. drunk

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *fullaz, whence also Old High German foll, Old Norse fullr

Adjective

full

  1. full

Swedish

Etymology

Old Norse fullr

Pronunciation

Adjective

Inflections of
full
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common full fullare fullast
Neuter fullt
Definite
singular
Masc. fulle fullaste
All fulla fullaste
Plural fulla fullaste
  1. full (containing the maximum possible amount)
  2. drunk

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