- of or relating to an algebraic system, as a field with an order relation defined on it, in which every set of elements of the system has a least upper bound.
- of or relating to a set in which every fundamental sequence converges to an element of the set.Compare fundamental sequence.
- (of a lattice) having the property that every subset has a least upper bound and a greatest lower bound.
verb (used with object), com·plet·ed, com·plet·ing.
Origin of complete
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Antonyms for complete
Related Words for completeentire, exhaustive, full, outright, thorough, sweeping, perfect, positive, total, unconditional, do, execute, finish, end, halt, finalize, conclude, perform, develop, settle
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Contemporary Examples of complete
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!
January 8, 2015
Complete male reproductive independence would also hinge on artificial womb technology, which also made headlines in 2014.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women
January 3, 2015
Occasionally, a level will take 20 or more strokes to complete.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art
January 2, 2015
Still, McGee never trusts him enough to tell the complete story of what happened that day.This Week’s Hot Reads: December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014
Sullivan has by then moved in to help and he seeks to complete the arrest of the first man.Protesters Slimed This Good Samaritan Cop
December 16, 2014
Historical Examples of complete
For three days and three nights, Paralus remained in complete oblivion.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Rarely has there been exhibited so complete a combination of qualities in statesmanship.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Mrs. Fortescue says, 'that he is a complete master of short-hand writing.'Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
It is a pity that the comic chorus had disappeared, or the picture were complete.The Dramatic Values in Plautus
Wilton Wallace Blancke
But it is needless to complete the query; the answer alone is important.De Libris: Prose and Verse
Word Origin for complete
late 14c.; see complete (adj.). Related: Completed; completing.