Definition of Part to whole relation
1. Noun. The semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole.
Generic synonyms: Semantic Relation
Terms within: Component, Component Part, Constituent, Part, Portion
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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 ..."