perfective, perfective tense, perfect, perfect tense(adj)
a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
"a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day"
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"
precisely accurate or exact
make perfect or complete
"perfect your French in Paris!"
brought to consummation or completeness; completed; not defective nor redundant; having all the properties or qualities requisite to its nature and kind; without flaw, fault, or blemish; without error; mature; whole; pure; sound; right; correct
well informed; certain; sure
hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; -- said of flower
the perfect tense, or a form in that tense
to make perfect; to finish or complete, so as to leave nothing wanting; to give to anything all that is requisite to its nature and kind
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pėr′fekt, adj. done thoroughly or completely: completed: without blemish, fault, or error: having neither too much nor too little: entire, very great: in the highest degree: possessing every moral excellence: completely skilled or acquainted: (gram.) expressing an act completed: (bot.) having both stamens and pistils, hermaphrodite.—v.t. (or per-fekt′) to make perfect: to finish: to teach fully, to make fully skilled in anything.—ns. Perfectā′tion (rare); Per′fecter; Perfect′i, a body of Catharists in the 12th and 13th centuries, of very strict lives; Perfectibil′ity, quality of being made perfect.—adj. Perfect′ible, that may be made perfect.—ns. Perfec′tion, state of being perfect: a perfect quality or acquirement: the highest state or degree; Perfec′tionism (or Perfectibil′ity), the belief that man in a state of grace may attain to a relative perfection or a state of living without sin in this life; Perfec′tionist, one who pretends to be perfect: one who thinks that moral perfection can be attained in this life: one of the Bible Communists or Free-lovers, a small American sect founded by J. H. Noyes (1811-86), which settled at Oneida in 1848, holding that the gospel if accepted secures freedom from sin.—adj. Perfect′ive, tending to make perfect.—advs. Perfect′ively, Per′fectly, in a perfect manner: completely: exactly: without fault.—n. Per′fectness, state or quality of being perfect: completeness: perfection: consummate excellence.—Perfect insect, the imago or completely developed form of an insect; Perfect metals (see Metal); Perfect number, a number equal to the sum of all its divisors, the number itself of course excepted, as 6 = 1 + 2 + 3, 28 = 1 + 2 + 4 + 7 + 14. [Fr.,—L. perfectus, pa.p. of perficĕre—per, thoroughly, facĕre, to do.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1858
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2150
Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Adjectives Frequency: #239
The numerical value of perfect in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of perfect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.
She is not perfect. You are not perfect. The question is whether or not you are perfect for each other.
It promoted this perfect couple and a perfect world, when it really wasn't perfect, the town felt eerie.
No person is perfect. No government is perfect. Nor am I, of course we didn't get everything right along the way. I am the first to acknowledge that. We must and will learn from our mistakes and do better for the people of Ireland.
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Translations for perfect
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- perfeccionarCatalan, Valencian
- i'r dimWelsh
- perfektionieren, vollkommen, perfekt, vollendenGerman
- perfecto, perfeccionarSpanish
- کامل, پرفکتPersian
- kaksineuvoinen, tehdä, perfekti-, täydellinen, perfektinenFinnish
- parfait, parfaire, perfectionnerFrench
- foirfeScottish Gaelic
- befejezett, tökéletes, tökéletesít, tHungarian
- perfetto, perfezionareItalian
- 正確, 完璧, 全い, 完全, 完了, パーフェクトJapanese
- pāruhiruhi, takarepakore, paruhiMāori
- perfect, voltooide, voltooid, perfecte, perfectionerenDutch
- doskonały, dokonany, perfekcyjny, idealnyPolish
- perfeito, aperfeiçoarPortuguese
- perfect, perfecta, perfectul simpluRomanian
- идеальный, безукоризненный, совершенный, безупречныйRussian
- popoln, izpopolnitiSlovene
- underbar, fullända, fulländad, göra, perfekt, fantastisk, fullkomlig, fullkomna, utmärkt, fin, väldigt, finslipa, förbättra, utvecklad, fullt, förfinaSwedish
- పరిపూర్ణ, సంపూర్ణTelugu
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