What does perfect mean?

Definitions for perfect
ˈpɜr fɪkt; pərˈfɛktper·fect

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perfective, perfective tense, perfect, perfect tense(adj)

    a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)

  2. perfect(adj)

    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"

  3. 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"

  4. perfect(verb)

    precisely accurate or exact

    "perfect timing"

  5. perfect, hone(verb)

    make perfect or complete

    "perfect your French in Paris!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perfect(adj)

    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

  2. Perfect(adj)

    well informed; certain; sure

  3. Perfect(adj)

    hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; -- said of flower

  4. Perfect(noun)

    the perfect tense, or a form in that tense

  5. Perfect(adj)

    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

Freebase

  1. Perfect

    "Perfect" is the fourth and final single taken from Simple Plan's debut album No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls. The acoustic version of the song was featured on the soundtrack of the 2004 comedy film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen which stars Lindsay Lohan. The album version was featured in the game Karaoke Revolution Volume 2.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Perfect

    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 perficĕreper, thoroughly, facĕre, to do.]

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  1. Perfect

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Editors Contribution

  1. perfect

    Having every complete element.

    Her body was perfect to her as she had every element of it that is essential for human life.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1858

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2150

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'perfect' in Adjectives Frequency: #239

How to pronounce perfect?

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How to say perfect in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perfect in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perfect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of perfect in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Flowers are almost perfect; their only flaw is that they are weak; they can’t protect themselves against the evil!

  2. Adam Horton:

    We are building a swimming pool in our back garden, but it's a swimming pond so it's natural fresh water and we are going to have plants and stuff growing around in the shallows here, when lockdown came around we had loads of time on our hands - it was the perfect opportunity to get it done.

  3. Stephen Vladeck:

    Supreme Court's impossible to disagree with Judge Kavanaugh that, in a perfect world, Congress would take the lead when it comes to investigating misconduct and malfeasance by the President, but what Judge Kavanaugh seems to be implying here is not only that Congress should take the lead, but that the Constitution might itself foreclose independent prosecutors like Independent Counsel Ken Starr and Special Counsel Mueller.

  4. Wendo Musaly:

    We've got something about ourselves we wish we could change, and we never knew that none is perfect.

  5. Maurice Chevalier:

    If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.

Images & Illustrations of perfect

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