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Main Entry: 1comĚplete
Pronunciation: k&m-'plEt
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): comĚpletĚer; -est
Etymology: Middle English complet, from Latin completus, from past participle of complEre
Date: 14th century
1 a : having all necessary parts, elements, or steps <a complete diet> b : having all four sets of floral organs c of a subject or predicate : including modifiers, complements , or objects
2 : brought to an end : CONCLUDED <a complete period of time>
3 : highly proficient <a complete artist>
4 a : fully carried out : THOROUGH <a complete renovation> b : TOTAL, ABSOLUTE <complete silence> c of a football pass : legally caught
5 of insect metamorphosis : characterized by the occurrence of a pupal stage between the motile immature stages and the adult -- compare INCOMPLETE 1b
6 of a metric space : having the property that every Cauchy sequence of elements converges to a limit in the space
synonym see FULL
- completeĚly adverb
- comĚpleteĚness noun
- comĚpleĚtive /-'plE-tiv/ adjective
- complete with : made complete by the inclusion of <a birthday cake complete with candles>

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