Definition of complet
1. complete [ a ] having every necessary or normal part or component or step
Examples: "a complete meal" "a complete wardrobe" "a complete set of the Britannica" "a complete set of china" "a complete defeat" "a complete accounting"
(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Complete with crowd effects , interruptions by jet_planes , and sundry other touches of realism , this disc displays London 's new technique to the best effect .
(The Providence Journal...)
Just as exciting but in a more technically proficient way is Laura_Stuart , whose complete control of her every movement is lovely to watch .
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
However , even if the latent demand for demythologization is not nearly as widespread as we are claiming , at_least among the cultured elements of the population there tends to be an almost complete indifference to the church and its traditional message of sin and grace .
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
As you can see , in this Push-Pull_Super_Set the entire chest back shoulder area is vigorously exercised in alternate sectors by alternate exercises , so the complete torso remains pumped-up all_the_time !
Now when Henri has completed four complete Push-Pull_Super-Sets No. 1 , the professor allows him about a five minute rest period before starting him on four complete Push-Pull_Super-Sets No. 2 .Synonyms complete Related Terms incomplete incomplete full absolute absolute accomplished accomplished exhaustive all self-contained all-out all-out good fleshed_out fleshed_out hearty stand-alone sound dead completed full-blown full-blown allover full-dress clean full-dress whole comprehensive completeness
2. complete [ v ] come or bring to a finish or an end
Examples: "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"
(The New York Times,...)
With the announcement of a `` special achievement award '' to William_A._Bill_Shea , the awards list was completed yesterday for Sunday night 's thirty-eighth annual dinner and show of the New_York Chapter , Baseball_Writers_Association_of_America , at the Waldorf-Astoria_Hotel .
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
Now when Henri has completed four complete Push-Pull_Super-Sets No. 1 , the professor allows him about a five minute rest period before starting him on four complete Push-Pull_Super-Sets No. 2 .
(Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze, Linear Al...)
This completes the proof of statement ( a ) .
(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
Voting preparations began in the fall of 1959 , although the actual demarcation and planning for the rural communes was completed in 1958 .
(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
This was nearly completed May 23 , 1901 with a promise of lights by June 10 , but the first light did not go_on until September 28 .Synonyms complete finish Related Terms end end carry_through follow_through get_through round_out close top see_through completion closer finish
3. complete [ v ] bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
Examples: "A child would complete the family"
(San Francisco Chronicle...)
These qualities alone , however , would not account_for their success , and it took me a while to discover the crowning virtue that completes this company 's collective personality .
(Don Francisco, "Formulas and Math Every Hot Rodder...)
The answers they give can often pave_the_way to performance increases and , quite often , are necessary for completing entry blanks for different events .Synonyms complete Related Terms fill
4. complete [ a ] perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
Examples: "a complete gentleman" "consummate happiness" "a consummate performance"
(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
However , readers who accept Freud 's findings and believe that he has solved completely the mystery of dreams , should ponder over the following words in his Interpretation_Of_Dreams , Chapter 1 , : `` as_a_matter_of_fact no such complete solution of the dream has ever been accomplished in_any_case , and what_is_more , every one attempting such solution has found that in most cases there have remained a great many components of the dream the source of which he has been unable to explain , nor is the discussion closed on the subject of the mantic or prophetic power of dreams '' .
I am sure that nothing within me is capable of composing that life-like sequence , so complete in_detail , from the hodge-podge of news pictures I have seen .
(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
Another less ambiguous case read as_follows : `` The bearer of_this letter has served me for two years to his complete satisfaction .Synonyms complete consummate Related Terms perfect
5. complete [ v ] complete or carry out
Examples: "discharge one's duties"
(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Pitcher Steve_Barber joined the club one week ago after completing his hitch under the Army 's accelerated wintertime military course , also at Fort_Knox , Ky. .Synonyms discharge complete dispatch Related Terms carry_through carry
6. complete [ v ] complete a pass, in footballUsed in print:
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Completing 12 of 15 passes for 174 yards , the Aggies had a total offense of 361 yards .Synonyms complete nail Related Terms play football
7. complete [ v ] write all the required information onto a form
Examples: "fill out this questionnaire, please!" "make out a form"
(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)
In such a case , Form_1310 should be completed and attached to the return .Synonyms fill_out complete make_out fill_in Related Terms write_down
8. complete [ a ] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
Examples: "an arrant fool" "a complete coward" "a consummate fool" "gross negligence" "a perfect idiot" "pure folly" "what a sodding mess" "stark staring mad" "utter nonsense"
9. complete [ a ] highly skilled
Examples: "an accomplished pianist" "a complete musician"
10. complete [ a ] having come or been brought to a conclusion
Examples: "the harvesting was complete" "the affair is over, ended, finished" "the abruptly terminated interview"
11. complete [ a ] (botany) having all four whorls or principal parts--sepals and petals and stamens and carpels (or pistils)
Examples: "complete flowers"