Antonyms for complete

Grammar : Adj, verb
Spell : kuhm-pleet
Phonetic Transcription : kəmˈplit

Definition of complete

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French complet "full," or directly from Latin completus, past participle of complere "to fill up, complete the number of (a legion, etc.)," transferred to "to fill, to fulfill, to finish (a task)," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plere "to fill" (see pleio-).
  • adj total, not lacking
  • adj finished
  • adj utter, absolute
  • verb carry out action
Example sentences :
  • For three days and three nights, Paralus remained in complete oblivion.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Rarely has there been exhibited so complete a combination of qualities in statesmanship.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Mrs. Fortescue says, 'that he is a complete master of short-hand writing.'
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • It is a pity that the comic chorus had disappeared, or the picture were complete.
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • But it is needless to complete the query; the answer alone is important.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • Burke swung himself around in a movement of complete disgust.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • He swung about to face the father, and there was a complete change in his manner.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • It is his humour which makes Shakespeare the greatest of dramatists, the most complete of men.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • Only the arrival of Christine and her fiance saved his philosophy from complete rout.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The villain from whom I hired the outfit said it was complete.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr

Synonyms for complete

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