Definition of Complete

1. Verb. Come or bring to a finish or an end. "They complete moving "; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"

2. Adjective. Having every necessary or normal part or component or step. "A complete accounting"

3. Verb. Bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements. "A child would complete the family"
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full

4. Adjective. Perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities. "A consummate performance"
Exact synonyms: Consummate
Similar to: Perfect
Derivative terms: Completeness

5. Verb. Complete or carry out. "Discharge one's duties"

6. Adjective. Highly skilled. "A complete musician"
Exact synonyms: Accomplished
Similar to: Skilled

7. Verb. Complete a pass.
Exact synonyms: Nail
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Play
Derivative terms: Completion

8. Adjective. Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers. "The unadulterated truth"

9. Verb. Write all the required information onto a form. "Make out a form"

10. Adjective. Having come or been brought to a conclusion. "The abruptly terminated interview"
Exact synonyms: All Over, Concluded, Ended, Over, Terminated
Similar to: Finished

Definition of Complete

1. a. Filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate.

2. v. t. 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 education.

Definition of Complete

1. Verb. (transitive) To finish; to make done; to reach the end. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To make whole or entire. ¹

3. Adjective. With all parts included; with nothing missing; full. ¹

4. Adjective. Finished; ended; concluded; completed. ¹

5. Adjective. (non-gloss definition Generic intensifier). ¹

6. Adjective. (analysis of a metric space) in which every Cauchy sequence converges. ¹

7. Adjective. (algebra of a lattice) in which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound. ¹

8. Adjective. (logic of a proof system of a formal system) with respect to a given semantics, that any well-formed formula which is (semantically) valid must also be provable.Sainsbury, Mark [2001] ''Logical Forms : An Introduction to Philosophical Logic''. Blackwell Publishing, Hong Kong (2010), p. 358. ¹

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Definition of Complete

1. having all necessary parts [adj -PLETER, -PLETEST] / to bring to an end [v -PLETED, -PLETING, -PLETES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Complete

complementary role
complementary sequence
complementary strand
complementary strands
complementary structures
complementation-fixation test
complete (current term)
complete A-V block
complete abortion
complete achromatopsia
complete antibody
complete antigen
complete ascertainment
complete atrioventricular dissociation
complete blood count
complete blood counts
complete cataract
complete cleavage
complete denture
complete denture impression

Literary usage of Complete

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"If the number of electrons in an atom is such that they can not all form into complete layers in accord with Postulate 1, the extra electrons remain in the ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1921)
"Robert Browning's complete Poetical and Dramatic Works. Burns's complete Poetical Works. Byron's complete Poetical Works. Dryden's complete Poetical Works. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1893)
"Review of Reviews, complete set or odd nos. Tram. Am. Soc. Meek. ... Magazine of American t*t$t,t complete set. Netu England and Genealogical Register* v. ..."

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