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English adjective: perfect

1. perfect being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish

SamplesA perfect circle.
A perfect reproduction.
Perfect happiness.
Perfect manners.
A perfect specimen.
A perfect day.

Similarclean, clear, cold, complete, consummate, down, down pat, errorless, faultless, flawless, ideal, idealised, idealized, idyllic, immaculate, impeccable, mastered, mint, perfectible, pluperfect, uncorrupted, undefiled, unflawed

See alsoexact, unblemished, unbroken, unmarred, unmutilated, utopian

Attributeflawlessness, ne plus ultra, perfection


2. perfect without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

SamplesAn arrant fool.
A complete coward.
A consummate fool.
A double-dyed villain.
Gross negligence.
A perfect idiot.
Pure folly.
What a sodding mess.
Stark staring mad.
A thoroughgoing villain.
Utter nonsense.
The unadulterated truth.

Synonymsarrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, pure, sodding, staring, stark, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, utter



3. perfect precisely accurate or exact

SamplesPerfect timing.



English noun: perfect

1. perfect a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)

Synonymsperfect tense, perfective, perfective tense

Broader (hypernym)tense

Narrower (hyponym)future perfect, future perfect tense, past perfect, past perfect tense, pluperfect, pluperfect tense, present perfect, present perfect tense

English verb: perfect

1. perfect (change) make perfect or complete

SamplesPerfect your French in Paris!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate

Narrower (hyponym)brush up, optimise, optimize, polish, polish up, round, round off

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