Meaning of COMPLETE in English


■ adjective

1》 having all the necessary or appropriate parts; entire.

↘( ~ with ) having as an additional feature.

2》 having run its full course; finished.

3》 to the greatest extent or degree; total: a ~ surprise.

4》 (also compleat ) chiefly humorous fully competent in an activity; consummate.

■ verb

1》 finish making or doing.

↘ Brit. conclude the sale of a property.

2》 provide with the items necessary to make (something) ~.

↘write the required information on (a form).


~ness noun


ME: from OFr. complet , or L. complet- , complere 'fill up, finish, fulfil', from com- (expressing intensive force) + plere 'fill'.

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