Synonyms for (verb) complete

Synonyms: complete

Definition: bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements

Usage: A child would complete the family

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride


Synonyms: finish, complete

Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end

Usage: He finished the dishes; She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree; The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: nail, complete

Definition: complete a pass

Similar words: play

Definition: participate in games or sport

Usage: We played hockey all afternoon; play cards; Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches


Synonyms: discharge, dispatch, complete

Definition: complete or carry out

Usage: discharge one's duties

Similar words: carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, execute, accomplish, action

Definition: put in effect

Usage: carry out a task; execute the decision of the people; He actioned the operation

Synonyms for (adjective) complete

Synonyms: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting

Similar words: absolute, out-and-out, sheer, rank, right-down, downright

Definition: complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

Usage: absolute freedom; an absolute dimwit; a downright lie; out-and-out mayhem; an out-and-out lie; a rank outsider; many right-down vices; got the job through sheer persistence; sheer stupidity


Similar words: accomplished, completed, realised, realized

Definition: successfully completed or brought to an end

Usage: his mission accomplished he took a vacation; the completed project; the joy of a realized ambition overcame him


Similar words: all

Definition: completely given to or absorbed by

Usage: became all attention


Similar words: all-or-none, all-or-nothing

Definition: occurring completely or not occurring at all


Similar words: all-out, full-scale

Definition: using all available resources

Usage: all-out war; a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants


Similar words: allover

Definition: covering the entire surface

Usage: an allover pattern; got an allover tan


Similar words: clean

Definition: thorough and without qualification

Usage: a clean getaway; a clean sweep; a clean break


Similar words: completed

Definition: caught

Usage: a completed forward pass


Similar words: dead, utter

Definition: complete

Usage: came to a dead stop; utter seriousness


Similar words: thorough, thoroughgoing, exhaustive

Definition: performed comprehensively and completely

Usage: an exhaustive study; made a thorough search; thoroughgoing research


Similar words: full-clad, fleshed out

Definition: given substance or detail; completed

Usage: did not spring full-clad from his imagination; a plan fleshed out with statistics and details


Similar words: full, total

Definition: complete in extent or degree and in every particular

Usage: a full game; a total eclipse; a total disaster


Similar words: full-blown

Definition: having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness

Usage: a full-blown financial crisis


Similar words: full-dress

Definition: complete in every respect

Usage: a full-dress debate; a full-dress investigation


Similar words: good

Definition: thorough

Usage: had a good workout; gave the house a good cleaning


Similar words: hearty

Definition: without reservation

Usage: hearty support


Similar words: self-contained

Definition: constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself

Usage: the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities


Similar words: sound

Definition: thorough

Usage: a sound thrashing


Similar words: stand-alone

Definition: capable of operating independently


Synonyms: ended, terminated, all over, over, concluded, complete

Definition: having come or been brought to a conclusion

Usage: the harvesting was complete; the affair is over, ended, finished; the abruptly terminated interview

Similar words: finished

Definition: ended or brought to an end

Usage: are you finished?; gave me the finished manuscript


Synonyms: unadulterated, thoroughgoing, staring, stark, sodding, utter, complete, everlasting, perfect, arrant, pure, gross, consummate, double-dyed

Definition: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Usage: an arrant fool; a complete coward; a consummate fool; a double-dyed villain; gross negligence; a perfect idiot; pure folly; what a sodding mess; stark staring mad; a thoroughgoing villain; utter nonsense; the unadulterated truth

Similar words: unmitigated

Definition: not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

Usage: unmitigated suffering; an unmitigated horror; an unmitigated lie


Synonyms: complete, consummate

Definition: perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities

Usage: a complete gentleman; consummate happiness; a consummate performance

Similar words: perfect

Definition: being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish

Usage: a perfect circle; a perfect reproduction; perfect happiness; perfect manners; a perfect specimen; a perfect day


Synonyms: complete, accomplished

Definition: highly skilled

Usage: an accomplished pianist; a complete musician

Similar words: skilled

Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill

Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade