What does completion mean?

Definitions for completion
kəmˈpli ʃəncom·ple·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. completion, pass completionnoun

    (American football) a successful forward pass in football

  2. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upnoun

    a concluding action


  1. completionnoun

    The act or state of being or making something complete; conclusion, accomplishment.

  2. completionnoun

    The conclusion of an act of conveyancing concerning the sale of a property.

  3. completionnoun

    The act of making a metric space complete by adding points.

  4. completionnoun

    The space resulting from such an act.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Completionnoun

    Etymology: from complete.

    There was a full entire harmony, and consent of all the divine predictions, receiving their completion in Christ. South.

    He makes it the utmost completion of an ill character to bear a malevolence to the best men. Alexander Pope, Iliad. Notes on the.


  1. completion

    Completion generally refers to the act of finishing or accomplishing, bringing something to its end or final stage. It can also imply making something whole or perfect by adding or correcting what's lacking. The term can be used in various contexts such as project management, education, computer programming, mathematics, etc., each with a slightly different and specific implication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Completionnoun

    the act or process of making complete; the getting through to the end; as, the completion of an undertaking, an education, a service

  2. Completionnoun

    state of being complete; fulfillment; accomplishment; realization

  3. Etymology: [L. completio a filling, a fulfillment.]


  1. Completion

    In petroleum production, completion is the process of making a well ready for production. This principally involves preparing the bottom of the hole to the required specifications, running in the production tubing and its associated down hole tools as well as perforating and stimulating as required. Sometimes, the process of running in and cementing the casing is also included.

Editors Contribution

  1. completion

    The act and process of to complete.

    The completion date was simple, the date to complete was accurate.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'completion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3807

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'completion' in Nouns Frequency: #1560

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of completion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of completion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of completion in a Sentence

  1. The Court report:

    It is worth stressing that an expressive portion of the projects were at an advanced stage at the time of the sporting tournament, which means their completion is inevitable, there is absolutely no doubt that their conclusion will serve as an important legacy from the Cup.

  2. Tony Vaughn:

    We've seen such a dramatic improvement in our completion results with the newer technology, we've gone back and are starting to test some of these new completion techniques with our existing (wells).

  3. Ramayana:

    Whate?er the work a man performs, The most effective aid to its completion? The most prolific source of true success? Is energy, without despondency.

  4. Herodotus:

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

  5. Cyril Northcote Parkinson:

    Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.

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