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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. complement

    completion, fulfilment, totality, supply, counterpart, correlative

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. complementnoun

    full number, full quantity

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  1. Mike Nipper:

    We're different people, I'm from Mars and she's from Venus but our differences will always complement each other.

  2. Christian Leffler:

    The two processes complement each other and we very much welcome the step of the United States away from confrontation.

  3. Del Pino:

    It is a perfect complement of partners.

  4. Oklahoma City:

    It's not their full complement of players, and I think we continued to evolve and get better, i think we can hopefully learn and get better from this game. I still think, for us, it's about getting more consistent all the way through.

  5. Van Eenoo:

    That's why we are now investing in looking into blood concentration — dried blood spots, those kind of things — to complement urine, if we are looking at a zero tolerance policy which is important for most of the substances and especially those which are most performance-enhancing — steroids, EPO — then urine is the gold standard and will remain for quite a long time to come.

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Translations for complement

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  • تكملةArabic
  • допълвам, допълнение, добавкаBulgarian
  • complementarCatalan, Valencian
  • doplněk, doplnitCzech
  • ergänzenGerman
  • komplementoEsperanto
  • complementar, complemento, complementarseSpanish
  • täiendamaEstonian
  • komplementti, yhden komplementti, määre, täydennys, kahden komplementti, täydentää, attribuutti, täydennysväri, binäärikomplementti, vastaluku, predikatiivi, vastaväri, komplementtiväriFinnish
  • complémenter, compléter, complèteFrench
  • aachioneManx
  • השליםHebrew
  • पूरक हैंHindi
  • complementoItalian
  • 差集合, 補集合Japanese
  • aanvullen, volmakenDutch
  • dopełnienie, uzupełnieniePolish
  • complemento, [[ângulo]] [[complementar]]Portuguese
  • дополнение, дополнение до прямого угла, разность множеств, последовательность комплементарных оснований, дополнительный, комплемент, цветRussian
  • tekmil, tamamlama, tamamlamak, tekmil etmekTurkish
  • bổ thểVietnamese

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