- 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 uncompleted
The service also connects labourers, ensuring everyone is aware of completed and uncompleted tasks.
And, continuing her search, she finally came upon an uncompleted catalogue of the Desboro collection.The Business of Life|Robert W. Chambers
Not only its mental, but its moral maturity, seems so much in advance of his uncompleted twenty-third year.Life and Letters of Robert Browning|Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Perhaps this impalpable presence is the artisan's anxious thought, stolen back to brood over the uncompleted task.The Stillwater Tragedy|Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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.