Com*plete", v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Completed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Completing.] To bring to a state in
which there is no deficiency; to perfect; to consummate; to
accomplish; to fulfill; to finish; as, to complete a task,
or a poem; to complete a course of education.
Bred only and completed to the taste
Of lustful appetence.
And, to complete her bliss, a fool for
Syn. -- To perform; execute; terminate; conclude;
finish; end; fill up; achieve; realize; effect; consummate;
accomplish; effectuate; fulfill; bring to pass.
Com*plete" (?), a. [L.
completus, p. p. of complere to fill up; com-
+ plere to fill. See Full,
a., and cf. Comply, Compline.]
1. Filled up; with no part or element
lacking; free from deficiency; entire; perfect; consummate.
"Complete perfections." Milton.
Ye are complete in him.
Col. ii. 10.
That thou, dead corse, again in complete
Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon.
2. Finished; ended; concluded; completed;
as, the edifice is complete.
This course of vanity almost complete.
3. (Bot.) Having all the parts or
organs which belong to it or to the typical form; having calyx,
corolla, stamens, and pistil.
Syn. -- See Whole.