- 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.
- complementary strand,
- complementary wavelength,
- complete antibody,
- complete antigen,
- complete blood count,
- complete carcinogen,
- complete denture
Origin of complete
Examples from the Web for completely
Any plans to grow her exercise movement must, she insists, remain “completely organic.”How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.
Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is smooth.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, right before last Christmas, she spent four months completely immersing herself in the role.
He argues persuasively that the decision to launch the attack was completely contrary to reason and good military judgment.
Classic paganism and Christianity differed on many points, but they were completely at one on this.Little Essays of Love and Virtue|Havelock Ellis
"I confess that this thing has completely stunned me," said Dr. Brown.The Major|Ralph Connor
At only two of the windows, however, could a level view be obtained; the two others were completely blocked by piled up snow.The Grammar School Boys Snowbound|H. Irving Hancock
Completely mystified, Shirley and her companion turned to the office to get the key of their room.The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein
Her brother's business has been wrecked; wrecked so completely that he abandoned it—hadn't the courage to face his creditors.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
Word Origin for complete
late 14c., from Old French complet "full," or directly from Latin completus, past participle of complere "to fill up, complete the number of (a legion, etc.)," transferred to "to fill, to fulfill, to finish (a task)," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plere "to fill" (see pleio-).
late 14c.; see complete (adj.). Related: Completed; completing.