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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective complete:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb complete:

naildispatchdischargecompletefinish
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Definition of the adjective complete

What does complete mean as an attribute of a noun?

Complete is one of the top 50 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more complete / completer | most complete / completest

  1. having every necessary or normal part or component or step
  2. perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
  3. highly skilled
  4. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
  5. having come or been brought to a conclusion

Alternative definition of the adjective complete

adjective

  1. With everything included.
  2. Finished; ended; concluded; completed
  3. [uan intensifier] Complete; absolute.
  4. [analysis, of a metric space] in which every Cauchy sequence converges
  5. [algebra, of a lattice] in which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound

Definition of the verb complete

What does complete mean as a doing word?

Complete is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: completed | completing | completes

  1. come or bring to a finish or an end
  2. bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • example: A child would complete the family
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic terms: fill / fill up / make full = make full, also in a metaphorical sense
  3. complete or carry out
  4. complete a pass
  5. write all the required information onto a form

Alternative definition of the verb complete

verb

  1. [transitive] To finish; to make done; to reach the end.
  2. [transitive] To make whole or entire.

Group

Complete is a musical group.

  • albums: "Adjusting the Perpetual Emotion Machine", "Everything You Wanted", "This City Built of Blood and Disregard Is Making Us Sink", "Trials and Tribulations of Everyday Life", "Windows and Shadows"

Business

Complete is a record label.

Music

  1. "Complete" is a compilation album by Australian band The Veronicas which was released in Japan on 18 March 2009 by Pony Canyon, and Latin America on 11 August 2009.
  2. "Complete" is a box set released by British band The Smiths on 26 September 2011. Standard versions contain their four studio albums, a live album and three compilations over 8 CDs or 8 LPs. A deluxe version contains the albums on both CD and LP formats as well as 25 7" vinyl singles and a DVD.
    • genre: Indie pop
    • released on (4 years ago)
    • award:
      • NME Award for Best Reissue nomination for The Smiths
      • NME Award for Best Reissue, received by The Smiths
  3. "Complete" is a three-CD box set by the English avant-rock band News from Babel. It contains remastered and repackaged releases of the two News from Babel albums, Work Resumed on the Tower and Letters Home, plus an illustrated CD of their 7" single, "Contraries". The first album comprises the two song-suites Sirens and Silences and Work Resumed on the Tower, while the second album contains the Letters Home song-suite. The box set also contains a book of song texts and artwork.
  4. "Complete" is the third album by country music artist Lila McCann. Her final studio album to be released, it produced only one single on the Billboard country music charts in "Come a Little Closer". After that single failed to make Top 40 on the country charts, McCann exited Warner Bros. Records' roster. The track "Mighty Mighty Love" would later be recorded by Ty Herndon on his 2006 album Right About Now, from which it was released as a single. Additionally, "Because of You" would later be recorded by Celine Dion for limited editions of her 2002 album A New Day Has Come. It is Lila's only album to not contain any writing credits from Lila herself.
    • genre: Country
    • released on (14 years ago)
  5. "Complete" is a musical album of National Health.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  6. "Complete" is a musical album of Stone.
    • released in
  7. "Complete" is a musical album of Wade O. Brown.
  8. "Complete" is a song by Heavenly Beat.

Film

"Complete" is a 2009 short film directed by Jeremy Inman.

Miscellanea

  1. Complete: In computational complexity theory, a computational problem is complete for a complexity class if it is, in a technical sense, among the "hardest" problems in the complexity class.
    • also known as 完備
  2. Complete is a canonical version, musical recording.
  3. Complete: A state of progress in which the planned product has been delivered.

Phrases with Complete

Phrases starting with the word Complete:

  1. Complete graph
  2. Complete Street
  3. Complete lattice
  4. Complete measure
  5. complete fracture
  6. complete blood count

Phrases ending with the word Complete:

  1. P-Complete
  2. Np-Complete
  3. Turing complete
  4. Functionally Complete

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Complete

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Google previewDiamond Heart: Book Three (2000)

Being and the Meaning of Life by A. H. Almaas

To be complete means that you are not pulled by anything and you cannot be pushed by ...

Google previewGovernment Auditing Standards, 2007

Complete: Being complete means that the report contains sufficient, appropriate evidence needed to satisfy the audit objectives and promote an understanding of the matters reported. It also means the Supplemental Guidance report states ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1807)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically ...

Google previewPresidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [3 volumes] (2012)

The Complete Encyclopedia by Robert North Roberts, Scott John Hammond, Valerie A. Sulfaro

The Complete Encyclopedia Robert North Roberts, Scott John Hammond, Valerie A. Sulfaro. Health. Care. Issue. Health care policy has been a perennial political issue in the United States in one form or another. Its scope is broad, including ...

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Quotes about Complete

I really think that living is the process of going from complete certainty to complete ignorance. (Richard Dreyfuss)
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3L1E1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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