• Containing the maximum possible amount that can fit in the space available.
  • Complete; with nothing omitted.
  • Total, entire.
  • Having eaten to satisfaction, having a "full" stomach; replete.
  • Replete, abounding with.
  • Plump, round.
  • Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.
  • Having depth and body; rich.
  • Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.
  • Having the attention, thoughts, etc., absorbed in any matter, and the feelings more or less excited by it.
  • Filled with emotions.
  • Impregnated; made pregnant.
  • Said of the three cards of the same rank in a full house.
  • Drunk, intoxicated.





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  • From Middle English ful, from Old English full, from Proto-West Germanic *full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.
  • Germanic cognates include West Frisian fol, Low German vull, Dutch vol, German voll, Danish fuld, and Norwegian and Swedish full (the latter three via Old Norse). Proto-Indo-European cognates include English plenty (via Latin, compare plēnus), Welsh llawn, Russian по́лный, Lithuanian pilnas, Persian پر, Sanskrit पूर्ण. See also fele.
  • From Middle English fulle, fylle, fille, from Old English fyllu, fyllo, from Proto-Germanic *fullį̄, *fulnō, from Proto-Indo-European *plūno-, *plno-, from *pelh₁-, *pleh₁-. Cognate with German Fülle, Icelandic fylli. More at fill.
  • From Middle English fullen, fulwen, from Old English fullian, fulwian, from Proto-Germanic *fullawīhōną, from *fulla- + *wīhōną. Compare Old English fulluht, fulwiht.
  • From Middle English, from Old French fuller, fouler, from Medieval Latin fullo, from Latin fullo.

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