What does complete mean?

Definitions for complete
kəmˈplitcom·plete

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word complete.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. completeadjective

    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"

  2. complete, consummateadjective

    perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities

    "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"

  3. accomplished, completeadjective

    highly skilled

    "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"

  4. 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), unadulteratedadjective

    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"

  5. complete, concluded, ended, over(p), all over, terminatedverb

    having come or been brought to a conclusion

    "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"

  6. complete, finishverb

    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"

  7. completeverb

    bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements

    "A child would complete the family"

  8. dispatch, discharge, completeverb

    complete or carry out

    "discharge one's duties"

  9. complete, nailverb

    complete a pass

  10. complete, fill out, fill in, make outverb

    write all the required information onto a form

    "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"

Wiktionary

  1. completeverb

    To finish; to make done; to reach the end.

    He completed the assignment on time.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. completeverb

    To make whole or entire.

    The last chapter completes the book nicely.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. completeadjective

    in which every Cauchy sequence converges.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. completeadjective

    With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.

    My life will be complete once I buy this new television.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  5. completeadjective

    Finished; ended; concluded; completed.

    When your homework is complete, you can go and play with Martin.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  6. completeadjective

    Generic intensifier.

    He is a complete bastard!

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  7. completeadjective

    In which every Cauchy sequence converges to a point within the space.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  8. completeadjective

    In which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  9. completeadjective

    In which all small limits exist.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  10. completeadjective

    In which every semantically valid well-formed formula is provable.[1]

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

  11. completeadjective

    That is in a given complexity class and is such that every other problem in the class can be reduced to it.

    QMA arises naturally in the study of quantum computation, and it also has a complete problem, Local Hamiltonian, which is a generalization of k-SAT.

    Etymology: From Middle English compleet ("full, complete") , borrowed from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of compleō ("I fill up, I complete") (whence also complement, compliment), from com- + pleō ("I fill, I fulfill") (whence also deplete, replete, plenty), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁- ("to fill") (English full).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Completeadjective

    filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate

  2. Completeadjective

    finished; ended; concluded; completed; as, the edifice is complete

  3. Completeadjective

    having all the parts or organs which belong to it or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens, and pistil

  4. Completeverb

    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

Freebase

  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. 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Complete

    kom-plēt′, adj. free from deficiency: perfect: finished: entire.—v.t. to finish: to make perfect or entire: to accomplish.—adjs. Complēt′able; Complēt′ed.—adv. Complete′ly.—ns. Complete′ness, the state of being complete; Complē′tion, the act of completing: the state of being complete: fulfilment.—adjs. Complēt′ive; Complēt′ory, fulfilling: completing. [L. complēre, -ētum, to fill up—com, inten., and plēre, to fill.]

Editors Contribution

  1. complete

    Having every accurate, perfect and specific element or facet.

    The complete jigsaw was made by the couple.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 2, 2020  
  2. complete

    Having every accurate, perfect and specific element, process or detail.

    They have the complete process mapped out for the change program, it is so easy.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020  
  3. complete

    To achieve or fulfill a goal, plan or task.

    She did love to complete things well before the planned time.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'complete' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1578

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    Rank popularity for the word 'complete' in Verbs Frequency: #230

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    Rank popularity for the word 'complete' in Adjectives Frequency: #134

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of complete in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of complete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of complete in a Sentence

  1. Partson Mbiriri:

    Work on Kariba south expansion is 48 percent complete. We are on course to meet the 24 December 2017 deadline for the first unit.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I will say this: If I don’t go all the way, and if I don’t win, I will consider it to be a total and complete waste of time, energy and money.

  3. Washington Phil Mickelson:

    I don't feel that sense of urgency ... it's something I really would love to do is complete the career grand slam, i'm in the best shape I've been in. I've always felt a long golf swing -- a long, smooth, flowing swing -- leads to a long career, and a short, violent swing leads to a short career.

  4. Thomas Saenz:

    We're happy about the development but want to make sure it is thorough and complete.

  5. Cathedral Village:

    As soon as we became aware of the alleged incident, we began an internal investigation and contacted the appropriate authorities, we want to reassure you that the safety and welfare of every resident at Cathedral Village remains our utmost priority and we will continue to make every effort to ensure their well-being. It would be inappropriate to comment further until the investigation is complete.

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Translations for complete

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  • كامل, انتهى, أكمل, اكتمالArabic
  • поўныBelarusian
  • завършен, цял, пъленBulgarian
  • complet, complir, completaCatalan, Valencian
  • plný, dokončit, úplnýCzech
  • abgeschlossen, fertigstellen, vollständig, fertigmachen, beendet, komplettieren, komplett, ganz, beenden, ergänzenGerman
  • ολοκληρώνω, πλήρες, πλήρηςGreek
  • plenigi, kompleta, kompletiEsperanto
  • cumplir, completo, terminar, completarSpanish
  • کمپلت, کاملPersian
  • täydentää, [[saada]] [[valmiiksi]], täydellinen, [[tehdä]] [[loppuun]], valmisFinnish
  • accomplir, terminer, complète, complet, compléterFrench
  • foirfe, líonmharIrish
  • buileachScottish Gaelic
  • completoGalician
  • סייםHebrew
  • पूराHindi
  • completeInterlingua
  • sempurna, lengkap, komplitIndonesian
  • kompletigarIdo
  • completo, compiere, completato, completa, completare, riempire, conclusoItalian
  • 全うする, 完成, 終える, 完全, 終わる, 完了, 全いJapanese
  • аяқтау, бітіруKazakh
  • ته‌واو کردن, ته‌واوKurdish
  • integrumLatin
  • pilnīgsLatvian
  • полнMacedonian
  • gjøre ferdig, fullføreNorwegian
  • algeheel, compleet, voltooien, aanvullen, volledigDutch
  • fullføre, gjere ferdigNorwegian Nynorsk
  • fullstendigNorwegian
  • completOccitan
  • zupełna, ukończyć, kompletny, uzupełnić, dopełnić, skompletować, pełny, zupełnyPolish
  • íntegro, totalizado, inteirar, completo, completar, concluído, concluir, terminar, integral, acabar, terminadoPortuguese
  • termina, completa, completRomanian
  • полный, закончить, заканчивать, совершенный, целый, укомплектовывать, укомплектовать, завершить, комплектовать, завершатьRussian
  • pun, пунSerbo-Croatian
  • plnýSlovak
  • dokončati, dokončan, dopolniti, popoln, zaključitiSlovene
  • färdig, fullständig, komplett, färdigställa, fullborda, slutföraSwedish
  • సంపూర్ణమైన, పూర్తిచేయు, పూర్తి, ముగించుTelugu
  • tamamlamak, tamamTurkish
  • повнийUkrainian
  • پوراUrdu
  • bam-bamYoruba

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