- 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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Winston took over for Brees in the third quarter on Sunday and completed 6 of 10 passes for 60 yards while also getting sacked twice.Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, reportedly will replace Drew Brees for the Saints|Matt Bonesteel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
That was the last complete memory Hayes had from Saturday afternoon.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Best to him and best to his players who are also infected on a speedy and complete recovery.College football has been battered by covid. What’s most startling is our acceptance.|Barry Svrluga|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Wilson was sacked on the night’s first play from scrimmage but completed all five of his passes for 58 yards on the drive while the Seahawks had a trio of third-down conversions.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Because of the concern in the community, completing the investigation was a priority for prosecutors.Federal prosecutors will not press charges against D.C. officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Deon Kay|Keith L. Alexander, Peter Hermann|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Round and round in circles, no loose ends left over, and it all made for a comforting sense of completeness.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For completeness, one must also consider the large group of people—the hay-fever crowd—who are allergic to mold.
Five means atonement; 10 means completeness; 17 means heaven.
But this astute psychology gives the drama a satisfying completeness.
Curious differences appear in respect of the completeness of this linear noting or enumerating of features.Children's Ways|James Sully
Only the ivy-covered walls of the building are now standing, but these are in an unusual state of completeness.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
There is in art an acme of perfection, as there10 is in Nature one of goodness and completeness.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
And this final completeness comes from the last paintings which I group together as the "third."
This completeness of expression may even go to the elimination of what is ordinarily looked upon as "finish."