English adjective: perfect
|1.||perfect being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish|
|Samples||A perfect circle.|
A perfect reproduction.
A perfect specimen.
A perfect day.
|Similar||clean, clear, cold, complete, consummate, down, down pat, errorless, faultless, flawless, ideal, idealised, idealized, idyllic, immaculate, impeccable, mastered, mint, perfectible, pluperfect, uncorrupted, undefiled, unflawed|
|See also||exact, unblemished, unbroken, unmarred, unmutilated, utopian|
|Attribute||flawlessness, ne plus ultra, perfection|
|2.||perfect without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers|
|Samples||An arrant fool.|
A complete coward.
A consummate fool.
A double-dyed villain.
A perfect idiot.
What a sodding mess.
Stark staring mad.
A thoroughgoing villain.
The unadulterated truth.
|Synonyms||arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, pure, sodding, staring, stark, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, utter|
|3.||perfect precisely accurate or exact|
English noun: perfect
|1.||perfect a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)|
|Synonyms||perfect tense, perfective, perfective 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|
|Samples||Perfect your French in Paris!.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate|
|Narrower (hyponym)||brush up, optimise, optimize, polish, polish up, round, round off|