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Meaning of COMPLETE

Pronunciation:  kum'pleet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set pf the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
  2. [adj]  (botany) having all four whorls or principal parts--sepals and petals and stamens and carpels (or pistils); "complete flowers"
  3. [adj]  having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
  4. [adj]  perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"
  5. [adj]  highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"
  6. [v]  come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
  7. [v]  bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements; "A child would complete the family"
  8. [v]  write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"
  9. [v]  complete a pass, in football
  10. [v]  complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"

COMPLETE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: absolute, accomplished, all, all over, all-out, allover, clean, completed, concluded, consummate, dead(a), discharge, dispatch, downright, ended, exhaustive, fill in, fill out, finish, finished, fleshed out, full, full-blown, full-clad, full-dress, full-scale, good, hearty, make out, nail, out-and-out(a), over(p), perfect, rank(a), realised, realized, right-down, self-contained, sheer(a), skilled, sound, stand-alone, terminated, thorough, thoroughgoing, total
 Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete
 See Also: accomplish, carry, carry out, carry through, clear up, comprehensive, end, execute, execute, fill, fill up, finish off, finish out, finish up, follow through, fulfil, fulfill, get down, get through, go through, implement, make full, mop up, play, polish off, put down, put through, round out, see through, set down, terminate, whole, wrap up, write down



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Com*plete"\, a. [L. completus, p. p. of complere to
    fill up; com- + plere to fill. See {Full}, a., and cf.
    {Comply}, {Compline}.]
    1. Filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from
       deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate. ``Complete
       perfections.'' --Milton.
             Ye are complete in him.               --Col. ii. 10.
             That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel
             Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon. --Shak.
    2. Finished; ended; concluded; completed; as, the edifice is
             This course of vanity almost complete. --Prior.
    3. (Bot.) Having all the parts or organs which belong to it
       or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens,
       and pistil.
    Syn: See {Whole}.
  2. \Com*plete"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Completed}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Completing}.]
    To bring to a state in which there is no deficiency; to
    perfect; to consummate; to accomplish; to fulfill; to finish;
    as, to complete a task, or a poem; to complete a course of
          Bred only and completed to the taste Of lustful
          appetence.                               --Milton.
          And, to complete her bliss, a fool for mate. --Pope.
    Syn: To perform; execute; terminate; conclude; finish; end;
         fill up; achieve; realize; effect; consummate;
         accomplish; effectuate; fulfill; bring to pass.
Computing Dictionary

See also complete graph, complete inference system, complete lattice, complete metric space, complete partial ordering, complete theory.

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