Definitions for: Complete


[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"
[adj] (botany) having all four whorls or principal parts--sepals and petals and stamens and carpels (or pistils); "complete flowers"
[adj] having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
[adj] perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"
[adj] highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"
[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"
[v] bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements; "A child would complete the family"
[v] write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"
[v] complete a pass, in football
[v] complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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
complete.

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.


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
education.

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.

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

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