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 tenseadjective

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

  2. perfectadjective

    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), 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"

  4. perfectverb

    precisely accurate or exact

    "perfect timing"

  5. perfect, honeverb

    make perfect or complete

    "perfect your French in Paris!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perfectadjective

    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. Perfectadjective

    well informed; certain; sure

  3. Perfectadjective

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

  4. Perfectnoun

    the perfect tense, or a form in that tense

  5. Perfectadjective

    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.]

CrunchBase

  1. Perfect

    We take videos you record on Google Glass and create an ongoing movie for your life. Record the things in life you want to remember, three seconds at a time, and let us do all the editing to make it look great.

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  

Suggested Resources

  1. perfect

    Song lyrics by perfect -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by perfect on the Lyrics.com website.

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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say perfect in sign language?

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. Jill Churchill:

    The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You always see the world as you are. If you don't like something, it's probably because it represents the part of you that you dislike most. If you want to understand the world, you must first turn away from her, and then look deep inside within your Self - to be in sync with the world, and to be in perfect harmony with life.

  3. Cavan Biggio:

    I think one that sticks out to me, has to be the 3,000-hit game, just the way he got it ... it was just kind of a perfect storm for a great career milestone.

  4. Richard Wender:

    Ultimately, there is no perfect answer. Guideline groups must bring their own values into the recommendation. Breast cancer is a good example.

  5. Lindsey Vonn:

    It was a great season but not perfect because I had ups and downs. I only started training in October and I can see that things are improving and that I’ll be ready to claim back the overall World Cup next season. That’s my goal.

Images & Illustrations of perfect

  1. perfectperfectperfectperfectperfect

Popularity rank by frequency of use

perfect#1#1356#10000

Translations for perfect

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for perfect »

Translation

Find a translation for the perfect definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these perfect definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "perfect." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 2 Aug. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/perfect>.

    Are we missing a good definition for perfect? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    A state of immorality or sin
    • A. whitewash
    • B. abandon
    • C. impurity
    • D. serendipity

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for perfect: