- 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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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?|Jonah Edelman|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Scott Porch|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
Within hours of completing their takeover of Sinjar, the Sayyida Zaynab mosque, a Shia holy site, was reportedly blown up.
Completing the motion, Howe pulled the puck back to his own left and backhanded it hard into the open side of the net.
"I thought——" Here he stopped short, the worthy man was quite incapable at that moment of completing his sentence.The Slaves of the Padishah|Mr Jkai
She was desirous of completing it before the next morning, which was that of her aunt's birthday.Thomas Wingfold, Curate|George MacDonald
Some other of our Augustinian brothers will take charge of completing the education of the novice, somehow or other.
M. P. has attended school a little less than three years and is completing fourth grade.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
"I think that you should look to this, Mr. Gilmore," said the Marquis, completing his harangue.The Vicar of Bullhampton|Anthony Trollope