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5 definitions found
 for Complete
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Complete \Com*plete"\ (k[o^]m*pl[=e]t"), a. [L. completus, p. p.
     of complere to fill up; com- + plere to fill. See Full, a.,
     and cf. Comply, Compline.]
     1. Filled up; with no part or element lacking; free from
        deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate. "Complete
        perfections." --Milton.
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              Ye are complete in him.               --Col. ii. 10.
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              That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel
              Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon. --Shak.
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     2. Finished; ended; concluded; completed; as, the edifice is
        complete.
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              This course of vanity almost complete. --Prior.
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     3. (Bot.) Having all the parts or organs which belong to it
        or to the typical form; having calyx, corolla, stamens,
        and pistil.
  
     Syn: See Whole.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Complete \Com*plete"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Completed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Completing.]
     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.
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           Bred only and completed to the taste
           Of lustful appetence.                    --Milton.
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           And, to complete her bliss, a fool for mate. --Pope.
  
     Syn: To perform; execute; terminate; conclude; finish; end;
          fill up; achieve; realize; effect; consummate;
          accomplish; effectuate; fulfill; bring to pass.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  complete
      adj 1: having every necessary or normal part or component or
             step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a
             complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of
             china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
             [ant: incomplete, uncomplete]
      2: perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary
         qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a
         consummate performance" [syn: complete, consummate]
      3: highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete
         musician" [syn: accomplished, complete]
      4: 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"; "the unadulterated truth" [syn: arrant(a),
         complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a),
         everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a),
         sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a),
         utter(a), unadulterated]
      5: having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting
         was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the
         abruptly terminated interview" [syn: complete, concluded,
         ended, over(p), all over, terminated]
      v 1: 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" [syn: complete,
           finish]
      2: bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements;
         "A child would complete the family"
      3: complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties" [syn:
         dispatch, discharge, complete]
      4: complete a pass [syn: complete, nail]
      5: write all the required information onto a form; "fill out
         this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form" [syn:
         complete, fill out, fill in, make out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  314 Moby Thesaurus words for "complete":
     KO, SOL, abide by, absolute, accomplish, accomplished, achieve,
     across-the-board, adhere to, administer, admit,
     admitting no exception, all, all bets off, all off, all over,
     all up, all-comprehensive, all-inclusive, all-out, amplify, arrant,
     assimilate, at an end, attained, blanket, bring to completion,
     bring to fruition, button up, call off, cancel, canceled, cap,
     carry out, carry through, carry to completion, categorical,
     classical, clean up, clear, climax, close out, close up, compassed,
     compendious, completed, comprehend, comprehensive, comprise,
     conclude, concluded, conclusive, conduct, consummate, contain,
     cope with, count in, cover, crass, crown, culminate, dead,
     deal with, decided, decisive, definite, definitive, defunct,
     delete, deleted, detail, determinate, determine, develop,
     developed, discharge, dispatch, dispose of, do, do to perfection,
     done, done for, done with, down, downright, drop the curtain,
     effect, effected, effectuate, egregious, eke out, elaborate,
     embody, embrace, enact, encircle, enclose, encompass, encyclopedic,
     end, end off, ended, enforce, enlarge, enlarge upon,
     enter into detail, entire, envisage, execute, executed, exemplary,
     exhaustive, expand, explicit, express, expunge, expunged, extinct,
     extinguish, faultless, fill, fill in, fill out, final, finalize,
     fini, finish, finish off, finish up, finished, fixed, flagrant,
     flat, flat-out, flawless, fold up, fulfill, full, full-dress,
     full-fledged, full-grown, full-scale, fully realized, get done,
     get it over, get over with, get through, get through with,
     give the quietus, glaring, global, go into, gross, halt, handle,
     hold, honor, ideal, implement, implicit, improve, inappealable,
     include, incorporate, indisputable, intact, integral, intolerable,
     kaput, kayo, kibosh, kill, knock out, labor, make, make good,
     make out, make up, manage, mature, matured, model, mop up,
     number among, observe, occupy, omnibus, out-and-out, outright,
     over, over-all, panoramic, peremptory, perfect, perfected, perform,
     performed, piece out, polish off, polished, positive, precious,
     profound, promulgate, pronounced, proper, prosecute, pure,
     put in force, put paid to, put through, rank, realized, receive,
     reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, refill, regular, render,
     replenish, ripe, ripen, round, round out, scrag, set at rest,
     settled, shattering, shocking, shoot down, shot, solid, sound,
     spell out, stark, stark-staring, straight, straight-out, superb,
     superior, superlative, surpassing, sweeping, synoptic,
     take care of, take in, take into account, take into consideration,
     take up, terminate, terminated, the veriest, thorough,
     thoroughgoing, through, through with, top off, top out, total,
     transact, ultimate, unabated, unabbreviated, unabridged, unalloyed,
     unbearable, unbroken, uncircumscribed, unclipped, uncondensed,
     unconditional, unconditioned, unconscionable, uncropped, uncut,
     undeniable, undiminished, undivided, undocked, undoubting,
     unequivocal, unexpurgated, unhampered, unhesitating, universal,
     unlimited, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmixed, unqualified,
     unquestioning, unreduced, unrelieved, unreserved, unrestricted,
     unsevered, unshorn, unspoiled, unwaivable, utter, washed up, whole,
     wind up, wipe out, wiped out, without exception, without omission,
     without reserve, work out, wound up, wrap up, zap, zapped
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  complete
  completeness
  
     See also complete graph, complete inference system,
     complete lattice, complete metric space, complete partial
     ordering, complete theory.
  
     [1. or 2. or both?]
  
     (1996-04-24)
  

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