- 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.
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Contemporary Examples of completed
She completed a yoga teacher-training program and, in the spring of 2008, went on a retreat in Peru to study with shamans.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze
January 9, 2015
Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.The Lost Novel of Nobel-Winner José Saramago
January 5, 2015
The children found a new family after a home study was done and the adoption was completed in court.Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking
December 30, 2014
The differences in overall victimization are driven mainly by the incidences of completed rape.
Non-students (at 3.1 per 1,000) were 1.5 times more likely to be a victim of a completed rape than students (2.0 per 1,000).
Historical Examples of completed
She had completed the verse with the hint of a sneer in her tones.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
But pride in things wrought is no reflex of a completed task.
At last the door was forced in and the massacre was completed.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
This day we had completed the repair of the wheels of half the drays.
Dorcas of Lydda may have been of any age, but, judging by the circumstances, she had not completed her task.The Conquest of Fear
Word Origin for complete
late 14c.; see complete (adj.). Related: Completed; completing.