Meaning of COMPLETE in English
/ kəmˈpliːt; NAmE / adjective , verb
[ usually before noun ] used when you are emphasizing sth, to mean 'to the greatest degree possible'
SYN total :
We were in complete agreement.
a complete change
in complete silence
a complete stranger
It came as a complete surprise.
I felt a complete idiot.
including all the parts, etc. that are necessary; whole :
I've collected the complete set.
a complete guide to events in Oxford
the complete works of Tolstoy
You will receive payment for each complete day that you work.
complete with sth [ not before noun ] including sth as an extra part or feature :
The furniture comes complete with tools and instructions for assembly.
The book, complete with CD, costs £35.
[ not before noun ] finished :
Work on the office building will be complete at the end of the year.
► com·plete·ness noun [ U ]:
the accuracy and completeness of the information
For the sake of completeness, all names are given in full.
■ verb [ vn ]
[ often passive ] to finish making or doing sth :
She's just completed a master's degree in Law.
The project should be completed within a year.
to write all the information you are asked for on a form
SYN fill in / out :
2 000 shoppers completed our questionnaire.
to make sth whole or perfect :
I only need one more card to complete the set.
late Middle English : from Old French complet or Latin completus , past participle of complere fill up, finish, fulfil, from com- (expressing intensive force) + plere fill.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005