noun, plural com·ple·men·ta·ries.
Related formscom·ple·men·ta·ri·ness, nounun·com·ple·men·ta·ry, adjective
Examples from the Web for complementary
To an extent, such ambitions are complementary, yet Liana is not interested in “extreme biography.”
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|Elizabeth Picciuto|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If galaxy mapping is like doing a population map, the complementary study is like a demographic survey.
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”|David Freedlander|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That knowledge is directly revealed while we are apprehending any finite object, as its correlative and complementary antithesis.
These two things are distinct in character, but they are complementary to each other.The Rural Life Problem of the United States|Horace Curzon Plunkett
This is complementary to the preceding speech, of which it completes the metre.
Colours are said to be complementary to each other which, by blending together, produce the perception of whiteness.
It is a general maxim in design that colours look brightest when near their complementary colours.