from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A term that denotes a whole whose part is denoted by another term, such as 'face' in relation to 'eye'.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a word that names the whole of which a given word is a part


holo- + -onym (Wiktionary)


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • JM observes that Holonym House has plenty of rooms.

    April 6, 2011