Definition of 'complete'
Video: pronunciation of 'complete'
Example sentences containing 'complete'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It has been the year of complete control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They make a complete mockery of the policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This makes us a complete democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After more ice treatment she headed back to the baseline and fired the second serve that was necessary to complete the set. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has just completed two 90 minutes back to back. The Sun (2016)Now, prepare for a complete change of pace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With smooth contours, it sits comfortably in the hand to give complete control. The Sun (2016)Surely he won't complete the set. Times, Sunday Times (2016)During demolition work near Blackfriars he found two complete and forgotten prison cells. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or, indeed, the almost complete lack of it. The Sun (2016)We pay them more so we have complete control of their image rights. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They could no longer use explosives to complete the tunnel and were using mechanical tools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It tests the complete set of cricket skills. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This will give your small group a more complete understanding of what the original language depicted. Christianity Today (2000)Those who enjoyed their hospitality will testify to the complete lack of side displayed by the couple. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)Supply chain placements are open to anyone who has completed two or more years at university. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Further surgery was an option but we decided to try complete bed rest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have vowed to use it as soon as testing is completed and the system is flawless. The Sun (2012)They also completed two modified questionnaires usually used for booze or drug abuse. The Sun (2010)By this time he looked to be in complete control. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Groups of students completed personality tests and were given tasks requiring members to work together. The Sun (2011)Like their complete lack of conviction when it matters most. The Sun (2016)It will take two years to complete the deportation. The Sun (2016)Selected companies were also asked to complete a questionnaire on their international activities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But a return to full health will probably require a complete change in her lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each set is complete in itself but has to be linked to the others by one or more connections. Computers Basic Facts (1983)His distinction was rather that of a man of all-round understanding and complete integrity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is close to becoming the complete all-round fighter. The Sun (2010)Still; the findings did not make complete sense. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MY boyfriend makes me feel like a complete failure in bed. The Sun (2012)
Trends of 'complete'
Extremely Common. complete is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'complete'
British English: complete /kəmˈpliːt/ ADJECTIVE
You use complete to emphasize that something is as great in extent, degree, or amount as it possibly can be.
The party came as a complete surprise.
- American English: complete
- Arabic: كَامِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: completo
- Chinese: 完全的
- Croatian: potpun
- Czech: naprostý
- Danish: hel
- Dutch: compleet
- European Spanish: completo
- Finnish: täysi valmis
- French: complet plein
- German: vollständig
- Greek: πλήρης
- Italian: completo
- Japanese: 全くの
- Korean: 완전한
- Norwegian: fullstendig
- Polish: kompletny
- European Portuguese: completo
- Romanian: absolut
- Russian: полный
- Spanish: completo
- Swedish: fullständig
- Thai: สมบูรณ์
- Turkish: tam
- Ukrainian: повний
- Vietnamese: đầy đủ
Definition of complete from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.