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English adjective: complete

1. complete having every necessary or normal part or component or step


SamplesA complete meal.
A complete wardrobe.
A complete set of the Britannica.
A complete set of china.
A complete defeat.
A complete accounting.


Similarabsolute, accomplished, all, all-or-none, all-or-nothing, all-out, allover, clean, completed, completed, dead, downright, exhaustive, fleshed out, full, full-blown, full-clad, full-dress, full-scale, good, hearty, out-and-out, rank, realised, realized, right-down, self-contained, sheer, sound, stand-alone, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, utter


See alsocomprehensive, whole


Attributecompleteness


Antonymsincomplete, uncomplete

2. complete perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities


SamplesA complete gentleman.
Consummate happiness.
A consummate performance.


Synonymsconsummate


Similarperfect


Antonymsimperfect

3. complete highly skilled


SamplesAn accomplished pianist.
A complete musician.


Synonymsaccomplished


Similarskilled


Antonymsunskilled

4. complete 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, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, staring, stark, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, utter


Similarunmitigated


Antonymsmitigated

5. complete having come or been brought to a conclusion


SamplesThe harvesting was complete.
The affair is over, ended, finished.
The abruptly terminated interview.


Synonymsall over, concluded, ended, over, terminated


Similarfinished


Antonymsunfinished


English verb: complete

1. complete (change) come or bring to a finish or an end


SamplesHe 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.


ExamplesThey won't complete the story


Synonymsfinish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)end, terminate


Narrower (hyponym)accomplish, action, carry out, carry out, carry through, clear up, close, execute, finish off, finish out, finish up, follow out, follow through, follow up, fulfil, fulfill, get through, go through, implement, mop up, polish off, put through, round out, see through, top, top off, wrap up

2. complete (change) bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements


SamplesA child would complete the family.


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


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

3. complete (social) complete or carry out


SamplesDischarge one's duties.


Synonymsdischarge, dispatch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accomplish, action, carry out, carry through, execute, fulfil, fulfill

4. complete (competition) complete a pass


Synonymsnail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categoryfootball, football game

5. complete (communication) write all the required information onto a form


SamplesFill out this questionnaire, please!.
Make out a form.


Synonymsfill in, fill out, make out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Entailget down, put down, set down, write down









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