Definitions for COMPLETEkəmˈplit
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
com•plete*kəmˈplit(adj.; v.)-plet•ed, -plet•ing.
(adj.)having all parts or elements; lacking nothing; whole; entire; full:
a complete set of golf clubs.
finished; ended; concluded:
a complete orbit.
having all the required or customary characteristics, skills, or the like; consummate:
a complete scholar.
thorough; total; undivided, uncompromised, or unqualified:
a complete victory; a complete stranger.
(of a subject or predicate) having all modifying or complementary elements included: The complete subject of The dappled pony gazed over the fence is the dappled pony.
Ref: Compare simple (def. 18a). 21 1
(of a forward pass in football) caught by a receiver.
accomplished; skilled; expert.
(v.t.)to make whole, entire, or perfect:
Hiking boots complete the outdoor look.
to bring to an end; finish:
to complete a task.
to consummate; fulfill.
to execute (a forward pass) successfully.
* Syn: complete , entire , intact suggest that there is no lack or defect, nor has any part been removed. complete implies that a unit has all its parts, fully developed or perfected; it may also mean that a process or purpose has been carried to fulfillment: a complete explanation; a complete assignment.entire describes something having all its elements in an unbroken unity: an entire book. intact implies that something has remained in its original condition, complete and unimpaired: a package delivered intact.Usage: Occasionally there are objections to modifying complete with qualifiers like almost, more, most, nearly, and quite, because they suggest that complete is relative rather than absolute: the most complete list available. However, such uses are fully standard and occur regularly in all varieties of spoken and written English. See also perfect, unique.
Origin of complete:
1325–75; ME (< MF) < L complētus, ptp. of complēre to fill up, fulfill =com-com - +plēre to fill
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"
perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
"a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"
"an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"
arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulterated(adj)
without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
"an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
complete, concluded, ended, over(p), all over, terminated(verb)
having come or been brought to a conclusion
"the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
come or bring to a finish or an end
"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"
bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
"A child would complete the family"
dispatch, discharge, complete(verb)
complete or carry out
"discharge one's duties"
complete a pass
complete, fill out, fill in, make out(verb)
write all the required information onto a form
"fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the complete works of Shakespeare; The set is now complete.
emphasizes a trait
a complete moron; It was a complete failure/surprise.
having a feature included
a laptop that comes complete with a carrying case
to finish doing
to complete a test
to add a missing part to make sth whole
Complete the following sentence.; one more piece to complete the puzzle
to write information in all spaces; = fill out
Please complete the application form.
To finish; to make done; to reach the end.
He completed the assignment on time.
To make whole or entire.
The last chapter completes the book nicely.
With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.
Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
When your homework is complete, you can go and play with Martin.
in which every Cauchy sequence converges.
in which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound.
Origin: From compleet, from complet or completus, past participle of complere, from com- + *, akin to full: see full and plenty and compare deplete, replete. Compare also complement, compliment.
filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate
finished; ended; concluded; completed; as, the edifice is complete
having all the parts or organs which belong to it or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens, and pistil
to bring to a state in which there is no deficiency; to perfect; to consummate; to accomplish; to fulfill; to finish; as, to complete a task, or a poem; to complete a course of education
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. More formally, a problem p is called hard for a complexity class C under a given type of reduction, if there exists a reduction from any problem in C to p. If a problem is both hard for the class and a member of the class, it is complete for that class. A problem that is complete for a class C is said to be C-complete, and the class of all problems complete for C is denoted C-complete. The first complete class to be defined and the most well-known is NP-complete, a class that contains many difficult-to-solve problems that arise in practice. Similarly, a problem hard for a class C is called C-hard, e.g. NP-hard. Normally it is assumed that the reduction in question does not have higher computational complexity than the class itself. Therefore it may be said that if a C-complete problem has a "computationally easy" solution, then all problems in "C" have an "easy" solution. Generally, complexity classes that have a recursive enumeration have known complete problems, whereas those that do not, don't have any known complete problems. For example, NP, co-NP, PLS, PPA all have known natural complete problems, while RP, ZPP, BPP and TFNP do not have any known complete problems.
Translations for COMPLETE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
whole; with nothing missing
a complete set of Shakespeare's plays.
- volledig, voltallig, kompleet; volslae, heel, totaal, volkome, volmaak, volwaardigAfrikaans
- تام، كامِلArabic
- completoPortuguese (BR)
- fuldstændig; kompletDanish
- potpun,čitav, kompletanCroatian
- heill, fullkominnIcelandic
- pilnas, visasLithuanian
- fullstendig, komplettNorwegian
- pełen, kompletnyPolish
- komplett, fullständigSwedish
- tam, eksiksiz, kompleTurkish
- 完整的Chinese (Trad.)
- повний; закінченийUkrainian
- تکمیل کرناUrdu
- đầy đủVietnamese
- 完整的Chinese (Simp.)
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