holo.gif (875 octets)   holonym
The name of the whole of which the meronym names a part.
X is a holonym of Y if Y is a part of X.
X is a holonym of Y if Y is a substance of X.
X is a holonym of Y if Y is a member of X.
holonym      
bird holo.gif (875 octets) wing object-component
face holo.gif (875 octets) mouth object-component
tree holo.gif (875 octets) branch object-component
forest holo.gif (875 octets) tree collection-member
air holo.gif (875 octets) oxygen object-substance
growing up holo.gif (875 octets) adolescence process-phase
shopping holo.gif (875 octets) paying activity-feature

see meronym (the inverse relation)