Definitions of complementary

of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "` male' and ` female' are complementary terms"

Forming, or of the nature of, a complement, or completing part; complementary angles, two angles which together make a right angle, or 90 degrees.

either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white ( in the case of lights) or gray ( in the case of pigments); " yellow and blue are complementaries"

of words so related that each is the negation of the other; "` male' and ` female' are complementary terms"

One skilled in compliments.

Supplying a deficiency.

acting as or providing a complement ( something that completes the whole)

Serving to fill out or to complete; as, complementary numbers.

Filling up; completing; supplying a deficiency.