from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having all necessary or normal parts, components, or steps; entire: a complete meal.
- adj. Botany Having all principal parts, namely, the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistil or pistils. Used of a flower.
- adj. Having come to an end; concluded.
- adj. Absolute; total: "In Cairo I have seen buildings which were falling down as they were being put up, buildings whose incompletion was complete” ( William H. Gass).
- adj. Skilled; accomplished: a complete musician.
- adj. Thorough; consummate: a complete coward.
- adj. Football Caught in bounds by a receiver: a complete pass.
- transitive v. To bring to a finish or an end: She has completed her studies.
- transitive v. To make whole, with all necessary elements or parts: A second child would complete their family.
- transitive v. Football To throw (a forward pass) so as to be caught by a receiver.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To finish; to make done; to reach the end.
- v. To make whole or entire.
- adj. With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.
- adj. Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
- adj. Generic intensifier.
- adj. in which every Cauchy sequence converges.
- adj. in which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound.
- adj. In which all small limits exist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate.
- adj. Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
- adj. Having all the parts or organs which belong to it or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens, and pistil.
- transitive v. To bring to a state in which there is no deficiency; to perfect; to consummate; to accomplish; to fulfill; to finish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no deficiency; wanting no part or element; perfect; whole; entire; full: as, in complete armor.
- Thorough; consummate; perfect in kind or quality.
- Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
- In the case of a partial differential equation of the first order, a solution containing the full number of arbitrary constants, but no arbitrary function.
- To make complete; bring to a consummation or an end; add or supply what is lacking to; finish; perfect; fill up or out: as, to complete a house or a task; to complete an unfinished design; to complete another's thought, or the measure of one's wrongs.
- To fulfil; accomplish; realize.
- Synonyms To consummate, perform, execute, achieve, realize.
- n. The last of the daily canonical hours in the Roman Catholic breviary: same as complin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. write all the required information onto a form
- adj. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
- adj. having every necessary or normal part or component or step
- v. bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
- adj. perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
- adj. highly skilled
- v. complete a pass
- v. complete or carry out
- adj. having come or been brought to a conclusion
- v. come or bring to a finish or an end
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SAN FRANCISCO—Three years after calling the term "complete gibberish," Larry Ellison is selling the cloud.
The word complete in the first chapter of James means “whole,” “well,” or “physical or spiritual well-being.”
The planeswalker's use of the term complete ran a chill through the mage.
Hence, in the sale of real estate by the husband, his wife must, with the husband, sign the conveyance to make the title complete to the purchaser.
SAN FRANCISCO-Three years after calling the term "complete gibberish," Larry Ellison is selling the cloud.
Obviously, the very first season in 1992, you had what I call complete virgins.
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