Definition of Part to whole relation

1. Noun. The semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole.

Exact synonyms: Meronymy
Generic synonyms: Semantic Relation
Terms within: Component, Component Part, Constituent, Part, Portion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Part To Whole Relation

part-of-speech
part-owner
part-singing
part-song
part-time
part-time bowler
part-time bowlers
part-timer
part-timers
part and parcel
part company
part music
part name
part of speech
part song
part to whole relation (current term)
part with
partable
partaga
partage
partages
partake
partake in
partaken
partaker
partakers
partakes
partaking
partan
partans

Literary usage of Part to whole relation

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1915)
"Now each of these sets of conceptions is a variant of the part-to-whole relation, of contained and container. This is self-evident in the first-named group. ..."

2. The Respective Standpoints of Psychology and Logic by Mathilde Castro (1913)
"To make one science dependent upon another by way of a part-to- whole relation is to make neither independent; either they form one homogeneous whole and ..."

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