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.

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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  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. 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.

  2. Viktor Orban:

    We need not wait for the completion of the second layer to order the closure of the green border, we cannot wait for an as-yet-unborn common European policy. Once everyone understands what the Hungarian intention is and they can prepare that the Serbian-Hungarian border status quo will extend to the Croatian-Hungarian border, we will put those rules in effect to enforce EU laws on border crossing.

  3. Jim Sensenbrenner:

    When I began my public service in 1968, I said I would know when it was time to step back. After careful consideration, I have determined at the completion of this term, my 21st term in Congress, it will be that time.

  4. Hillary Clinton on Thursday:

    I think it would be a mistake to offer normalized relations, i engaged in long, patient diplomacy to put together the sanctions on Iran that finally brought them to the negotiation table and actually began the preliminary negotiations that the President and Secretary (John) Kerry continued to completion.

  5. Ted Hernandez:

    It's part of our completion story.

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    be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    • A. depend
    • B. attend
    • C. demolish
    • D. inspire

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