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complex

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of complex

  1. 1 having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated <this camera is a complex instrument that requires careful handling> <complex issues regarding free speech and school discipline> Synonyms baroque, byzantine, complicate, complicated, convoluted, daedal, elaborate, intricate, involute, involved, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, sophisticated, tangled Related Words overcomplex, overcomplicated; composite, compound, heterogeneous, mixed, multibranched, multifaceted, multifarious, multipart, varied; challenging, difficult, tough; impenetrable, incomprehensible, inexplicable, Kafkaesque, unfathomable, unintelligible Near Antonyms oversimplified, simplified, simplistic; homogeneous, uniform, unvaried Antonyms noncomplex, noncomplicated, plain, simple, uncomplicated

  2. 2 made or done with great care or with much detail <a complex plan for evacuating the city in the event of a natural disaster> Synonyms elaborate, complicated, detailed, fancy, intricate, involved, sophisticatedRelated Words elegant, exquisite, grand, magnificent, ornate, splendid; chichi, extravagant, exuberant, fancified, flamboyant, frilly, gimmicked (up), grandiose, ostentatious, overwrought, showy, souped-up; Byzantine, convoluted, involute, involuted, labyrinthian, labyrinthineNear Antonyms modest, plain, plain-Jane, plain-vanilla, uncomplicated; bald, bare, naked, unadorned, undecorated, unvarnishedAntonyms no-frills, simple, unfancy, unsophisticated




complex

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of complex

  1. 1 a structure that is designed and built for a particular purpose <an apartment complex> Synonyms facility, establishment, installationRelated Words building, edifice; institute, institution; business, company, concern, outfit

  2. 2 something made up of many interdependent or related parts <a complex of goverment programs designed to assist the needy> Synonyms system, networkRelated Words interlacement, mesh, meshwork, net, plexus, web; aggregate, conglomerate, totality, whole; sequence, series; supersystem




complex

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of complex

  1. to make complex or difficult <there's no need to complex what should be a simple process for obtaining a building permit> Synonyms complicate, complexify, embarrass, entangle, perplex, sophisticateRelated Words develop, elaborate, expand; intensify, magnify; confound, confuse, mess (up), mix (up), muddle; snarl, tangleNear Antonyms abbreviate, cut, shorten; ease, facilitate; disentangle, straighten (out), unravel, untangle; oversimplifyAntonyms simplify, streamline





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