complete

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complete is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
complete

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
complete

Third-person singular
completes

Past tense
completed

Past participle
completed

Present participle
completing

  1. (transitive) To finish; to reach the end.
    He completed the assignment on time.
    She completed the race in 12 minutes
  2. (transitive) To make whole or entire.
    The last chapter completes the book nicely.

Adjective[change]

Positive
complete

Comparative
more complete

Superlative
most complete

  1. With everything included; entire, total.
    It was a complete shock when he turned up on my doorstep.
    The complete works of an author includes everything the author has written.

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