Synonyms for (noun) complement

Synonyms: complement, accompaniment

Definition: something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

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

Similar words: adjunct

Definition: something added to another thing but not an essential part of it


Synonyms: complement

Definition: either of two parts that mutually complete each other

Similar words: opposite number, counterpart, vis-a-vis

Definition: a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another


Synonyms: complement

Definition: a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction

Similar words: grammatical construction, construction, expression

Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Usage: I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner


Synonyms: complement, full complement

Definition: number needed to make up a whole force

Usage: a full complement of workers

Similar words: hands, men, manpower, work force, workforce

Definition: the force of workers available


Synonyms: complement

Definition: a complete number or quantity

Usage: a full complement

Similar words: count

Definition: the total number counted

Usage: a blood count


Synonyms: complement

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

Similar words: enzyme

Definition: any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

Synonyms for (verb) complement

Synonyms: complement

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

Usage: I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup

Similar words: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium

Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights