noun, plural com·ple·men·ta·ries.
Origin of complementary
Related Words for complementaryintegral, reciprocal, interdependent, equivalent, correspondent, parallel, correlative, fellow, conclusive, corresponding, crowning, integrative, complemental, commutual, completing, interconnected, interrelated
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Contemporary Examples of complementary
To an extent, such ambitions are complementary, yet Liana is not interested in “extreme biography.”A Novel About a Novelist ‘Like’ Naipaul
November 6, 2014
He added that “the method is not a better method, but complementary to other methods.”It’s Official: Religion Doesn’t Make You More Moral
September 23, 2014
If galaxy mapping is like doing a population map, the complementary study is like a demographic survey.SAMI Is Like Google Earth for the Universe
Matthew R. Francis
July 27, 2014
According to Sig Gissler, who administered the awards, the two series of stories “were complementary.”Guardian and WaPo Share Pulitzer: Snowden Hails Victory for “More Accountable Democracy”
April 14, 2014
Between them, the four of them being so complementary, they managed to appeal to almost everyone.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers
February 9, 2014
Historical Examples of complementary
The scientific mind and the religious spirit are complementary.The Mistakes of Jesus
The complementary story is told of the mandrake in mediæval Europe.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
Actually, the relations of transmission and encounter are complementary.
Here we see an area in which the role of the family and the role of the school are complementary.
But there was a complementary historical truth on the other side.A History of the United States