1. [ adjective ] having every necessary or normal part or component or step

"a complete meal" "a complete wardrobe" "a complete set of the Britannica" "a complete set of china" "a complete defeat" "a complete accounting"

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. [ verb ] come or bring to a finish or an end
Synonyms: finish

"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"

Related terms: end end carry_through follow_through get_through round_out close top see_through completion closer finish
3. [ verb ] bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements

"A child would complete the family"

Related terms: fill
4. [ adjective ] perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
Synonyms: consummate

"a complete gentleman" "consummate happiness" "a consummate performance"

Related terms: perfect
5. [ verb ] complete or carry out
Synonyms: discharge dispatch

"discharge one's duties"

Related terms: carry_through carry
6. [ verb ] (american football,games) complete a pass, in football
Synonyms: nail
Related terms: play football
7. [ verb ] write all the required information onto a form
Synonyms: fill_out make_out fill_in

"fill out this questionnaire, please!" "make out a form"

Related terms: write_down
8. [ adjective ] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
Synonyms: utter pure everlasting gross consummate perfect sodding stark staring thoroughgoing double-dyed arrant

"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"

Related terms: unmitigated
9. [ adjective ] highly skilled
Synonyms: accomplished

"an accomplished pianist" "a complete musician"

Related terms: skilled
10. [ adjective ] having come or been brought to a conclusion
Synonyms: over all_over ended terminated concluded

"the harvesting was complete" "the affair is over, ended, finished" "the abruptly terminated interview"

Related terms: finished
11. [ adjective ] (botany) having all four whorls or principal parts--sepals and petals and stamens and carpels (or pistils)

"complete flowers"

Related terms: incomplete botany
Similar spelling:   completed