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Synonyms for complement
ˈkɒm plə mənt; -ˌmɛntcom·ple·ment

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. complement

    completion, fulfilment, totality, supply, counterpart, correlative

    deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, abatement, detraction, defalcation, diminution, drawback

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. complementnoun

    a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction

    full complement, accompaniment

  2. complementnoun

    a complete number or quantity

    "a full complement"

    full complement, accompaniment

  3. complement, full complementnoun

    number needed to make up a whole force

    "a full complement of workers"

    full complement, accompaniment

  4. complement, accompanimentnoun

    something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

    "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"

    co-occurrence, full complement, accompaniment, support, attendant, backup, musical accompaniment, escort, concomitant

  5. complementnoun

    one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response

    full complement, accompaniment

  6. complementverb

    either of two parts that mutually complete each other

    full complement, accompaniment

  7. complementverb

    make complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to

    "I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. complementnoun

    full number, full quantity

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  1. Thierry Braillard:

    With this technology which has been approved by the UCI and by the Tour de France (organizers), those who will want to cheat will be taking very very big risks, it's a complement to what the UCI has been doing.

  2. Elisa Resconi:

    If the characterization of the site proves to be excellent, one could consider how a full-scale neutrino observatory might be deployed on a relatively fast timescale thanks to the existing deep-water infrastructure, a neutrino detector array operated in the Pacific would ideally complement IceCube and its second generation at South Pole.

  3. Author haimer abdou:

    We were born without memory and we try to complement each other with the presence of the absent.

  4. North Korea.Baucus:

    (TPP was) an economic complement to military planning in the South China Sea.

  5. Chuck Rosenberg:

    Approximately 120 people die each day in the United States of a drug overdose, we will continue to target the criminal gangs that supply heroin, and we will work to educate folks about the dangers and to reduce demand. In this way, we hope to complement the crucial efforts of the CDC and our nation's public health agencies.

Translations for complement

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  • تكملةArabic
  • допълвам, добавка, допълнениеBulgarian
  • complementarCatalan, Valencian
  • doplněk, doplnitCzech
  • ergänzenGerman
  • komplementoEsperanto
  • complementar, complementarse, complementoSpanish
  • täiendamaEstonian
  • täydennys, vastaväri, komplementtiväri, predikatiivi, määre, vastaluku, binäärikomplementti, täydennysväri, komplementti, attribuutti, täydentää, yhden komplementti, kahden komplementtiFinnish
  • complémenter, complète, compléterFrench
  • aachioneManx
  • השליםHebrew
  • पूरक हैंHindi
  • complementoItalian
  • 差集合, 補集合Japanese
  • aanvullen, volmakenDutch
  • uzupełnienie, dopełnieniePolish
  • complemento, [[ângulo]] [[complementar]]Portuguese
  • дополнение, цвет, комплемент, дополнение до прямого угла, дополнительный, последовательность комплементарных оснований, разность множествRussian
  • tekmil etmek, tamamlama, tekmil, tamamlamakTurkish
  • bổ thểVietnamese

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. affluent
    • B. flush
    • C. indifferent
    • D. stringent

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