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complete

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of complete

  1. 1 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it <a complete deck of cards> Synonyms compleat, comprehensive, entire, full, grand, intact, integral, perfect, plenary, total, whole Related Words unabridged, uncut, undiminished; all-out, exhaustive, extensive, maximal; full-blooded, full-blown, full-bore, full-fledged, full-on, full-out, full-scale Near Antonyms abbreviated, abridged, cut, diminished, reduced Antonyms imperfect, incomplete, partial

  2. 2 brought or having come to an end <your education is never complete—there's always something more to learn> Synonyms completed, concluded, done, down, ended, finished, over, over with, terminated, through, up Related Words accomplished, achieved, attained, compassed, realized; dead, defunct, extinct, kaput (also kaputt), obsolete; expired Phrases out of hand, out of the way Antonyms continuing, incomplete, ongoing, uncompleted, undone, unfinished

  3. 3 covering everything or all important points <will present complete coverage of the tennis tournament> Synonyms all-embracing, all-in [chiefly British], all-inclusive, broad-gauge (or broad-gauged), compendious, encyclopedic, comprehensive, cover-all, cyclopedic, embracive, exhaustive, full, global, inclusive, in-depth, omnibus, panoramic, thorough, universalRelated Words broad, catholic, encyclical, general, inclusionary, overall; cosmic (also cosmical), extensive, far, far-reaching, grand, large, panoptic, sweeping, vast, wide, wide-ranging; blanket, indiscriminate, unrestrictedNear Antonyms circumscribed, limited, narrow, restricted, specialized; exact, precise; individual, singular, specific; incomplete, patchy, sketchy

  4. 4 having no exceptions or restrictions <he's a complete lunatic> Synonyms all-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, absolute, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, veryRelated Words authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

  5. 5 trying all possibilities <a complete search of the computer file> Synonyms all-out, clean, exhaustive, comprehensive, full-scale, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, totalRelated Words broad, extensive, far-reaching, in-depth, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging; general, global, inclusive, methodical (also methodic), systematic; no-holds-barred, unhampered, unrestrainedNear Antonyms aimless, desultory, haphazard, hit-or-miss, random; cursory, shallow, slipshod, superficial; limited, narrow, restricted

  6. 6 having or showing exceptional knowledge, experience, or skill in a field of endeavor <a riding school that will teach you all skills required of the complete equestrian> Synonyms accomplished, ace, adept, compleat, proficient, consummate, crack, crackerjack, educated, experienced, expert, good, great, master, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), professed, skilled, skillful, versed, veteran, virtuosoRelated Words adroit, clever, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, slick, sure-handed; gifted, talented; polished, refined; effective, effectual, efficient, workmanlike; able, capable, competent, employable, fit, fitted, habile, qualified; educated, knowledgeable, schooled, taught, trained, tutored; all-around (also all-round), well-rounded; long-term, old; multiskilled, multitalentedNear Antonyms incapable, incompetent, inept, unable, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, weak; artless, crude, rude; ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; talentless, ungifted, untalented; ignorant, unschooled, untaught, untrained, untutored; beginning, green, inexperienced, new, raw, unseasoned, untested, untried, would-be; primitive, rough, unpolished; awkward, clumsy, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handedAntonyms amateur, amateurish, inexperienced, inexpert, jackleg, unprofessional, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful




complete

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of complete

  1. 1 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done <managed to complete the assignment with time to spare> Synonyms finish, consummate, finalize, perfect, polishRelated Words follow through (with), stick out; accomplish, achieve, effect; carry out, carry through, discharge, do, execute, fulfill (or fulfil), perform; ameliorate, amend, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate; machine, refine, round (off or out), shine, touch upNear Antonyms abandon, desert, discontinue, drop, forsake, quit

  2. 2 to serve as a completing element to <the bird's beautiful song simply completes its appeal for pet owners> Synonyms complement, round (off or out)Related Words finish (off), flesh (out); adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish; better, enhance, improve; constitute, form, make up; enrich, perfect

  3. 3 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point <the well-attended concert completed a great weekend of arts and entertainment events> Synonyms close out, close, conclude, end, finish, round (off or out), terminate, wind up, wrap upRelated Words climax, crown; consummate, perfect; halt, stop, suspendAntonyms begin, commence, inaugurate, open, start

  4. 4 to do what is required by the terms of <no payments will be made until the contract is completed> Synonyms answer, fulfill, comply (with), fill, keep, meet, redeem, satisfyRelated Words conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, performNear Antonyms default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slightAntonyms breach, break, transgress, violate




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