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complete meaning

EN[kəmˈpliːt] [-iːt]
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WComplete
FR complète

    Definition of complete in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGcompletesPRcompletingPT, PPcompletedPREcom-SUF-lete
    1. VT To finish; to make done; to reach the end.
      1. He completed the assignment on time.
    2. VT To make whole or entire.
      1. The last chapter completes the book nicely.
  • AdjectiveCOMcompleterCOMmore completeSUPcompletestSUPmost complete
    1. With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.
      1. My life will be complete once I buy this new television. ‎
      2. She offered me complete control of the project. ‎
      3. After she found the rook, the chess set was complete. ‎
    2. Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
      1. When your homework is complete, you can go and play with Martin. ‎
    3. Generic intensifier.
      1. He is a complete bastard! ‎
      2. It was a complete shock when he turned up on my doorstep. ‎
      3. Our vacation was a complete disaster. ‎
    4. (analysis, Of a metric space) in which every Cauchy sequence converges.
      1. (algebra, Of a lattice) in which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound.
        1. (mathematics, Of a category) in which all small limits exist.
          1. (logic, of a proof system of a formal system)   With respect to a given semantics, that any well-formed formula which is (semantically) valid must also be provable.
            1. (computing theory) With respect to a complexity class, used of a problem that is in that class and such that every other problem in that class can be reduced to it (usually in polynomial time or logarithmic space).
              1. QMA arises naturally in the study of quantum computation, and it also has a complete problem, Local Hamiltonian, which is a generalization of k-SAT.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Out of the entire class, only Cynthia completed the work.
              • After completing the last lesson, the student should be on “talking terms” with anyone who discusses the subject of algebra.
              • Other areas over which the US Government has complete jurisdiction and control or has exclusive authority or defense responsibility
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Complete plastomes were analyzed phylogenomically and divergence dates estimated to seek potential selective causes for the PACMAD radiation.
              • Complete excision including tenosynovectomy is essential even in "non-specific" rice body tenosynovitis.
              • Complete every item, and make sure nothing falls through the cracks.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • In writing, there's often a trade-off between being concise and being complete.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              1. en completely
              2. en completed
              3. en completeness
              4. en completes
              5. en completer
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of complete for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "complete" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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