complete verb - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “complete”

See all translations

complete

verb [T]
 
 
/kəmˈpliːt/
FINISH A2 to finish doing or making something: The palace took 15 years to complete. She will complete her studies in France.Coming to an endCausing something to end
MAKE STH WHOLE A2 to provide the last part needed to make something whole: Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided.Complete and wholeVery and extremeFilling and completing
WRITE A2 to write all the details asked for on a form or other documentFilling and completing
(Definition of complete verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “complete”

Definitions of “complete” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More