What does incomplete mean?

Definitions for incomplete
ˌɪn kəmˈplitin·com·plete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incomplete, uncompleteadjective

    not complete or total; not completed

    "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass"

  2. incomplete, uncompletedadjective

    not yet finished

    "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play"


  1. incompletenoun

    Something incomplete.

  2. incompletenoun

    A designation of being incomplete.

    He got four incompletes out of five courses last semester.

  3. incompleteadjective

    Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.

  4. incompleteadjective

    Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incompleteadjective

    not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective

    Etymology: [L. incompletus: cf. F. incomplet. See In- not, and Complete.]

  2. Incompleteadjective

    wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower

    Etymology: [L. incompletus: cf. F. incomplet. See In- not, and Complete.]


  1. Incomplete

    "Incomplete" is a song by American vocal group Backstreet Boys from their comeback album, Never Gone. The power ballad was released in April 2005 as the group's first single since they decided to reunite after a three year hiatus. It was written by Dan Muckala, Lindy Robbins, and Jess Cates, and it was produced by Muckala. The song became one of their most successful singles, peaking at number thirteen on the US Billboard Hot 100, and charting within the top 10 of thirteen countries. It debuted at number one in Australia, becoming their first number-one hit in the country. The song has sold 250,000 units worldwide, which earned it gold certification. In the US, it was their last successful single of the 2000s, as the song still receives airplay on fewer adult contemporary radio stations in the United States and Canada. This song was also featured as a track on the 2005 compilation album "Now That's What I Call Music! 19"

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incomplete

    in-kom-plēt′, adj. imperfect.—adv. Incomplete′ly.—ns. Incomplete′ness, Incomplē′tion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomplete in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomplete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of incomplete in a Sentence

  1. Matt House:

    Thus far, the nomination process has been defined by the failure of the Trump administration to submit names for hundreds of vacant jobs, incomplete and delayed ethics and nominations paperwork from the nominees themselves, and repeated withdrawals of nominees for key positions.

  2. Sharon Waxman:

    When they report something, The Wrap makes me think they're probably right, but The Wrap might be premature or incomplete, maybe someone had a heart attack, but, no, he didn't die. That they had much of the story, but not all of the story.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Feeling of love without expressing it is like wrapping a gift and yet refusing to give it out to someone whom it is meant for. And you ought to agree with me that an unpresented gift is never appreciated, unles­s and until it is presented to someone whom it is meant for. Now, that is to say true love is meant to be expressed orally, practically and otherwise. Oh! yes, love is more than just a feeling. So, it should be showcased or shared. I mean, mere feeling of love is incomplete, until and unless it is expressed or shared by cash, kind, gift wise or otherwise. Yes! y­ou heard me right, it takes two or more to tangle or tango. Therefore, let there be proofs of your love. -Emeasoba George

  4. Max Steir:

    I don’t think it’s true. The transition is a means to an end, not an end itself, so far, I ’d give Donald Trump an incomplete. Ask me again in three months.

  5. Hussein Abaza:

    We have a lot of challenges but also opportunities, there is a great deal of policy initiative but it is not always coherent and in many cases, it is incomplete. If green growth is to have a chance, we must work to address that.

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