- 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
Synonyms for complete
Antonyms for complete
Related Words for completingdo, execute, finish, end, halt, finalize, conclude, perform, develop, settle, accomplish, determine, close, realize, achieve, perfect, crown, equip, effectuate, actualize
Examples from the Web for completing
Contemporary Examples of completing
Across the country, high school seniors are in the throes of completing college applications before looming deadlines.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?
December 9, 2014
Regardless, Caro had run out of money and was two years or more from completing the book.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece
September 16, 2014
As symptoms progress, individuals with this disease may have trouble walking, talking, or completing other daily activities.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
August 15, 2014
Within hours of completing their takeover of Sinjar, the Sayyida Zaynab mosque, a Shia holy site, was reportedly blown up.Iraq’s Religious Minorities are Being Slaughtered and ISIS Just Captured the Last Town Giving Them Shelter
August 4, 2014
Completing the motion, Howe pulled the puck back to his own left and backhanded it hard into the open side of the net.Gordie Howe Hockey’s Greatest War Horse
May 31, 2014
Historical Examples of completing
I had now, therefore, a good opportunity of completing the maps.
On completing his education in this business, he worked for a time as a journeyman.Cleveland Past and Present
Madden saw the importance of completing his disguise in this manner.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
As they came in the door, Mary was just completing preparation for supper.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight
Mathew Joseph Holt
Broder remained at Copenhagen, completing his course there in the spring of 1715.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
Word Origin for complete
late 14c.; see complete (adj.). Related: Completed; completing.