[ kuhm-plee-shuhn ]
/ kəmˈpli ʃən /


the act of completing.
the state of being completed.
conclusion; fulfillment: Her last novel represented the completion of her literary achievement.
Football. a forward pass that has been completed.

Origin of completion

First recorded in 1650–60, completion is from the Late Latin word complētiōn- (stem of complētiō). See complete, -ion
Related formsnon·com·ple·tion, nounpre·com·ple·tion, nounsub·com·ple·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for completion



late 14c., from Latin completionem (nominative completio), noun of action from past participle stem of complere "to fill up, complete" (see complete (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper