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complete

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1 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it
  • a complete deck of cards
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2 brought or having come to an end
  • Your education is never complete—there's always something more to learn.
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out of hand, out of the way

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full, complete, plenary, replete mean containing all that is wanted or needed or possible. full implies the presence or inclusion of everything that is wanted or required by something or that can be held, contained, or attained by it.
    • a full schedule
complete applies when all that is needed is present.
    • a complete picture of the situation
plenary adds to complete the implication of fullness without qualification.
    • given plenary power
replete implies being filled to the brim or to satiety.
    • replete with delightful details

complete

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1 to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done
  • managed to complete the assignment with time to spare
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get through

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2 to serve as a completing element to
  • The bird's beautiful song simply completes its appeal for pet owners.
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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.
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ring down the curtain (on)

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4 to do what is required by the terms of
  • No payments will be made until the contract is completed.
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abide by, make good (or make good on)

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close, end, conclude, finish, complete, terminate mean to bring or come to a stopping point or limit. close usually implies that something has been in some way open as well as unfinished.
    • close a debate
end conveys a strong sense of finality.
    • ended his life
conclude may imply a formal closing (as of a meeting).
    • the service concluded with a blessing
finish may stress completion of a final step in a process.
    • after it is painted, the house will be finished
complete implies the removal of all deficiencies or a successful finishing of what has been undertaken.
    • the resolving of this last issue completes the agreement
terminate implies the setting of a limit in time or space.
    • your employment terminates after three months


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