Like any great team, it works because they complement each other so well.
Hårdh is careful not to exaggerate expectations, calling the new device a complement, not a cure.
Another important task is the expansion of all-female police units to complement U.N. peacekeeping forces.
The mini-thons will be thematically organized to complement the new episode.
Indeed, text and sound not only complement but enhance one another.
That solitary human voice was the complement of a theme whereof the incense and the monotonous music made up the other parts.
We had, moreover, to make up our complement of passengers, and provisions.
The crew of the Avenger is an inconceivable ship's complement for any pirate.
The Renaissance, however, needed another factor to complement it.
The one was the complement of the other, and each was handled with equal love and care.
late 14c., "that which completes," from Old French compliement "accomplishment, fulfillment" (14c., Modern French complément), from Latin complementum "that which fills up or completes," from complere "fill up" (see complete (adj.)). Originally also having senses which were taken up c.1650-1725 by compliment.
1610s, "exchange courtesies," from complement (n.). Meaning "make complete" is from 1640s. Related: Complemented; complementing.
complement com·ple·ment (kŏm'plə-mənt)
A group of proteins found in normal blood serum and plasma that are activated sequentially in a cascadelike mechanism that allows them to combine with antibodies and destroy pathogenic bacteria and other foreign cells.