Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of completing or the state of being completed.
  • n. Football A forward pass that is caught in bounds by a receiver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or state of being or making something complete; conclusion, accomplishment.
  • n. The conclusion of an act of conveyancing concerning the sale of a property.
  • n. The act of making a metric space complete by adding points.
  • n. The space resulting from such an act.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of making complete; the getting through to the end.
  • n. State of being complete; fulfillment; accomplishment; realization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of completing, or bringing to the desired end; a carrying or filling out; full performance or achievement; consummation; conclusion: as, the completion of a building; the completion of one's education, or of an enterprise.
  • n. Fulfilment; accomplishment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (American football) a successful forward pass in football
  • n. a concluding action

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