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complement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of complement

  1. 1 something that serves to complete or make up for a deficiency in something else <with his practicality and her refreshing enthusiasm, they are perfect complements to each other> Synonyms correlate, supplement Related Words addendum, addition, appendix; adjunct, annex, appendage, extension; accessory (also accessary), accompaniment, appliance, attachment; additive, filler

  2. 2 the largest number or amount that something can hold <a full complement of sailors on the ship> Synonyms capacity, cubage, real estate, volumeRelated Words burden, fill, fullness, load, measure; area, room, space, stowage




complement

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of complement

  1. to serve as a completing element to <this silk handkerchief will complement your suit very nicely and give it a bit of dash> Synonyms complete, round (off or out) Related Words finish (off), flesh (out); adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish; better, enhance, improve; constitute, form, make up; enrich, perfect





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