completeverb [T]uk us /kəmˈpliːt/
complete verb [T] (MAKE WHOLE)
complete verb [T] (FINISH)
- I have a lot of reading assignments to complete before the end of term.
- It is not practicable to complete the tunnel before the end of the year.
- How do you propose to complete the project in such a short time scale?
- Tick off each item on the list as you complete it.
- She managed to complete her last film well within budget.
- all good things (must) come to an end idiom
- and have done with it idiom
- be over the hump idiom
- knock off (sth)
- lay sth to rest idiom
- lay the ghost of sth (to rest) idiom
- leave it at that idiom
- the curtain falls on sth idiom
- to the bitter end idiom
- top sth off
completeadjectiveuk us /kəmˈpliːt/
complete adjective (VERY GREAT)
- I have complete confidence in her. She'll be perfect for the job.
- All replies will be treated with complete confidentiality.
- At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers.
- His answer demonstrated a complete lack of understanding of the question.
- The evening was a complete disaster.
complete adjective (WHOLE)
- She bought me the complete dramatic works of Brecht for my birthday.
- We are now offering you the chance to buy the complete set of pans at half price.
- Our complete range of carpets is on display in our showroom.
- If we all club together, we'll be able to get her the complete dinner set.
- The demonstrators seemed to represent a complete cross-section of society - male and female, old and young, rich and poor.