noun, plural com·ple·men·ta·ries.
Words nearby complementary
OTHER WORDS FROM complementarycom·ple·men·ta·ri·ness, nounun·com·ple·men·ta·ry, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for complementaries
In the same way mix the two complementaries yellow and blue to produce a gray; mix red and green in the same way.The Mind and Its Education|George Herbert Betts
The answer is that the union is one of complementaries, and not of antitheses.Sex=The Unknown Quantity|Ali Nomad
Greenish-yellow and blue are a pair of complementaries, as already mentioned.
The greatest possible contrast is that of the complementaries.The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
In a similar way, light and dark tints act as complementaries.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle