complete

Pronunciation

Verb

Adjective

Noun

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /kəmˈpliːt/

Verb

**complete** (completes, *present participle* completing; *past and past participle* completed)

- (
*transitive*) To finish; to make done; to reach the end.*He***completed**the assignment on time.

- (
*transitive*) To make whole or entire.*The last chapter***completes**the book nicely.

- (
*to finish*) accomplish, finish; see also Thesaurus:end - (
*to make whole*) consummate, perfect, top off

- French: accomplir, terminer
- German: beenden, fertigstellen, fertigmachen
- Italian: completare, compiere, andare fino alla fine, portare a compimento
- Portuguese: terminar, acabar, concluir
- Russian: заверша́ть
- Spanish: terminar, completar

- French: compléter
- German: komplettieren, ergänzen, vervollständigen
- Italian: completare, riempire, portare a termine
- Portuguese: completar, inteirar, concluir
- Russian: укомплекто́вывать
- Spanish: cumplir

Adjective

**complete** (*comparative* completer, *superlative* completest)

- With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.
*My life will be***complete**once I buy this new television.*She offered me***complete**control of the project.*After she found the rook, the chess set was***complete**.

- Finished; ended; concluded; completed.
*When your homework is***complete**, you can go and play with Martin.

*Generic intensifier*.*He is a***complete**bastard!*It was a***complete**shock when he turned up on my doorstep.*Our vacation was a***complete**disaster.

- (
*analysis, of a metric space*) In which every Cauchy sequence converges to a point within the space. - (
*algebra, of a lattice*) In which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound. - (
*math, of a category*) In which all small limits exist. - (
*logic, of a proof system of a formal system with respect to a given semantics*) In which every semantically valid well-formed formula is provable.- Gödel's first incompleteness theorem showed that
*Principia*could not be both consistent and complete. According to the theorem, for every sufficiently powerful logical system (such as*Principia*), there exists a statement*G*that essentially reads, "The statement*G*cannot be proved." Such a statement is a sort of Catch-22: if*G*is provable, then it is false, and the system is therefore inconsistent; and if*G*is not provable, then it is true, and the system is therefore incomplete.^{Principia Mathematica}

- Gödel's first incompleteness theorem showed that
- (
*computing theory, of a problem*) That is in a given complexity class and is such that every other problem in the class can be reduced to it (usually in polynomial time or logarithmic space).

- (
*with everything included*) entire, total; see also Thesaurus:entire - (
*finished*) concluded, done; see also Thesaurus:finished - (
*generic intensifier*) downright, utter; see also Thesaurus:total

- French: complet, complète
- German: ganz, komplett, vollständig
- Italian: completo, completa
- Portuguese: completo, integral, totalizado, íntegro
- Russian: по́лный
- Spanish: completo

- German: abgeschlossen, beendet
- Italian: completato, concluso
- Portuguese: completo, concluído, terminado
- Spanish: completo

Noun

**complete** (*plural* completes)

- A completed survey.
**1994**, industry research published in*Quirk's Marketing Research Review*, Volume 8, p. 125;*Research Services Directory Blue Book*, published by the Marketing Research Association, p 552; and*Green Book*, Volume 32, published by the New York Chapter, American Marketing Association, p. 451- “If SSI says we're going to get two
**completes**an hour, the sample will yield two Qualifieds to do the survey with us.”

- “If SSI says we're going to get two
**2013**, Residential Rates OIR webinar published by PG&E, January 31, 2013- “…our market research professionals continue to advise us that providing the level of detail necessary to customize to each typical customer type would require the survey to be too lengthy and it would be difficult to get enough
**completes**.”

- “…our market research professionals continue to advise us that providing the level of detail necessary to customize to each typical customer type would require the survey to be too lengthy and it would be difficult to get enough
**2016**, "Perceptions of Oral Cancer Screenings Compared to Other Cancer Screenings: A Pilot Study ↗", thesis for Idaho State University by M. Colleen Stephenson.- “Don’t get discouraged if you’re on a job that is difficult to get
**completes**on! Everyone else on the job is most likely struggling, and there will be easier surveys that you will dial on.”

- “Don’t get discouraged if you’re on a job that is difficult to get

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