1. [ adjective ] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
Synonyms: inherent built-in inbuilt constitutional

"the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity" "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"

Related terms: intrinsic
2. [ adjective ] constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
Synonyms: intact entire

"a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime" "fought to keep the union intact"

Related terms: whole
3. [ noun ] (mathematics,psychology) the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
Related terms: calculation indefinite_integral definite_integral integrate
Similar spelling:   integrally