Definitions of complete

  1. highly skilled; " an accomplished pianist"; " a complete musician"
  2. having come or been brought to a conclusion; " the harvesting was complete"; " the affair is over, ended, finished"; " the abruptly terminated interview"
  3. 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"
  4. complete or carry out; " discharge one's duties"
  5. having every necessary or normal part or component or step; " a complete meal"; " a complete wardrobe"; " a complete set pf the Britannica"; " a complete set of china"; " a complete defeat"; " a complete accounting"
  6. ( botany) having all four whorls or principal parts-- sepals and petals and stamens and carpels ( or pistils); " complete flowers"
  7. perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; " a complete gentleman"; " consummate happiness"; " a consummate performance"
  8. come or bring to a finish or an end; " He finished the dishes"; " She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; " The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
  9. bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements; " A child would complete the family"
  10. write all the required information onto a form; " fill out this questionnaire, please!"; " make out a form"
  11. completely
  12. complete a pass
  13. having all four whorls or principal parts-- sepals and petals and stamens and carpels ( or pistils); " complete flowers"
  14. Filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate.
  15. Finished; ended; concluded; completed; as, the edifice is complete.
  16. Having all the parts or organs which belong to it or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens, and pistil.
  17. To bring to a state in which there is no deficiency; to perfect; to consummate; to accomplish; to fulfill; to finish; as, to complete a task, or a poem; to complete a course of education.
  18. Lacking nothing; entire; perfect; full; finished.
  19. To make whole or perfect; fulfil; finish.
  20. Completeness.
  21. To fill up, finish, or perfect: to accomplish.
  22. Filled us: free from deficiency: perfect: finished.
  23. Free from deficiency; perfect; entire; finished.
  24. To fill up; perfect; finish.
  25. To make complete; accomplish; finish; fulfil.
  26. Perfect; entire; absolute; finished.
  27. To finish; to perfect; to accomplish.
  28. Without a flaw; perfect; not defective; finished; concluded.

Antonyms for complete

defeat, ruin, near, questionable, skin-deep, unfitted, amateurish, equivocal, inefficient, dependent, artless, kick off, rudimentary, void, conditional, purloin, empty, mitigated, continuing, stark, withdraw, mar, contingent, get off, abstract, devoid, sketchy, new, ham-fisted, detach, hit-or-miss, separate, desultory, untalented, Toom, dubious, commence, neither, come short, crude, individual, imperfect, comparative, green, unelaborated, awkward, continue, uncertain, lead off, distract, exact, slipshod, uncomplete, miscarry, ham-handed, incapable, qualified, embark, flawed, appropriate, Ungifted, untrained, unfinished, abbreviated, vacant, fragmental, reduced, shallow, untaught, incompetent, ineffectual, rude, facile, jackleg, neglect, primitive, spoil, bad, aimless, unpolished, almost, half, uncompleted, divert, fail, unfit, pick up, unskilled, patchy, restart, singular, amiss, superficial, inexperienced, precise, amateur, ignorant, untutored, beginning, partial, limited, defective, unschooled, clean, abridged, faulty, inept, vacuous, steal, raw, unqualified, discriminate, unable, diminished, cut, deficient, blank, bare, relative, unseasoned, untried, destroy, haphazard, unprofessional, specific, distinguish, begin, reopen, heavy-handed, clumsy, renew, random, frustrate, untested, baffle, specialized, unskillful, rough, broken, subject, narrow, cursory, approximate, restricted, one-dimensional, weak, incomplete, circumscribed, undone, halfway, inexpert, eliminate, doubtful, resume, fragmentary, ongoing, tentative, would-be, ineffective, miss.

Quotes of complete

  1. I think in the past I think I probably was a little too diverse, probably went from one spectrum to the complete opposite and confusing people. – Marc Almond
  2. The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. – Andrew Brown
  3. No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  4. We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past. – George Crook
  5. You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is- you know- some big giant box -office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way. – Johnny Depp
  6. Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. – Napoleon Hill
  7. If we took Chaucer's writings at face value, we'd have to conclude he was a complete drip. – John Hutton
  8. Now, I was on drugs, and that didn't help a whole lot. He hated that. That was part of where Chet and I had problems, so I take complete blame for that. – Waylon Jennings
  9. Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades -unions toward the women working in their trades. – Florence Kelley
  10. On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a- any kind of really realistic survey done. – John McCain
  11. Consciousness of myself, combined with complete ignorance of everything that does not fall within my sphere of thinking, is the most telling proof of my substantiality outside God, of my original existence. – Moses Mendelssohn
  12. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith. – Reinhold Niebuhr
  13. I had to produce a complete page- or two or three- in one day. I took a lot of pride in my work, and I hated to do a mediocre job. Evidently, some of the writers enjoyed my work best of all for that very reason. – Joe Shuster
  14. I can say unequivocally that the boycott does not work. It's never complete enough to have impact unless it's backed by force, and I don't think anybody in America seriously proposes that. – Helen Suzman
  15. The white man's victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder. – Ida B. Wells

Usage examples for complete

  1. Lane looked at his wife for a long moment of complete silence. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. The conclusion looks as impossible to me as it does to you; but I have complete confidence in Thorndyke. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  3. Our story is almost complete – Ted Marsh on an Important Mission by Elmer Sherwood
  4. Anyway, she soon showed me books, letters- from Lady Rose, from Dalrymple, Lord Lackington- the evidence was complete – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. Captain Murchison took Jack to an outfitter's in Fenchurch Street, and ordered him a complete midshipman's outfit. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  6. But, on the other hand, I should recover my life and make it complete – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  7. In her the Woman was complete – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  8. For a time, now, there was complete silence in the wind. – Warlord of Kor by Terry Gene Carr
  9. What can be more complete – By Water to the Columbian Exposition by Johanna S. Wisthaler
  10. Has our attempt been a complete failure? – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  11. They did not make a long stay, however, as they wished to complete their journey before the winter should set in, when canoe- travelling would become impossible. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  12. The Amulet was there- little and complete in jane's hand, and there were the other children and the Psammead, and the learned gentleman. – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  13. Of Riobamba itself the ruin was complete – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  14. It was not necessary for her to complete the sentence so humbly begun. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. He sat, for a while, in complete silence. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  16. There is something very fine in the complete surrender of your Church. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  17. And yet I confess that I'd like to give them a complete case when they come. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  18. To make your happiness complete I can only offer you your father's honor. – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  19. And his success is never complete – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  20. Nor is this catalogue by any means complete – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman