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EN[kəmˈpliːt] [-iːt]
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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
              • Although some word games, such as anagrams and crosswords, can be completed alone, others such as charades are designed for groups.
              • Most would be completed during the “off time” of our year, i.e., when there was minimum usage by tourists.
              • Croft touched down a few minutes later after a gaping hole opened up down Romania's left flank before Ashton completed his hat-trick following a lolloping run from Haskell.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Complete every item, and make sure nothing falls through the cracks.
              • Complete excision including tenosynovectomy is essential even in "non-specific" rice body tenosynovitis.
              • Complete plastomes were analyzed phylogenomically and divergence dates estimated to seek potential selective causes for the PACMAD radiation.
            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
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              Grammatically, this word "complete" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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