1 finish sth
on schedule, on time

The project has now been successfully completed.

just, recently

We have recently completed a 10-year study.

fully, partially

I've fully completed my training.

2 write information
accurately, correctly

Has the form been correctly completed?

Complete is used with these nouns as the object: ↑acquisition, ↑arrangement, ↑assessment, ↑assignment, ↑building, ↑check, ↑checklist, ↑circuit, ↑collection, ↑conquest, ↑construction, ↑coupon, ↑course, ↑crossing, ↑cycle, ↑deal, ↑degree, ↑diploma, ↑dissertation, ↑doctorate, ↑draft, ↑duty, ↑education, ↑enquiry, ↑errand, ↑evaluation, ↑exercise, ↑form, ↑formality, ↑grade, ↑high school, ↑inspection, ↑inventory, ↑investigation, ↑job, ↑journey, ↑lap, ↑level, ↑look, ↑manoeuvre, ↑manuscript, ↑marathon, ↑master, ↑merger, ↑mission, ↑module, ↑move, ↑negotiation, ↑novel, ↑objective, ↑orbit, ↑order, ↑outfit, ↑painting, ↑paperwork, ↑pass, ↑passage, ↑phase, ↑picture, ↑preparation, ↑procedure, ↑process, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑puzzle, ↑questionnaire, ↑quiz, ↑renovation, ↑repair, ↑repetition, ↑report, ↑restoration, ↑review, ↑revision, ↑revolution, ↑ritual, ↑round, ↑rout, ↑sale, ↑schooling, ↑semester, ↑sentence, ↑sequence, ↑set, ↑stint, ↑study, ↑survey, ↑task, ↑term, ↑test, ↑thesis, ↑training, ↑transaction, ↑transformation, ↑transition, ↑treatment, ↑trial, ↑trip, ↑voyage, ↑work, ↑workout
1 having/including all the parts
be, seem

The book survives complete only in the second edition of 1533.

make sth

You've made my life complete.


a remarkably complete account of the negotiations


A very complete index provides easy reference to topics in the book.

far from, less than, not quite
almost, essentially, largely, nearly, virtually
fairly, reasonably, relatively
2 finished
be, seem
almost, nearly, substantially, virtually

The job is almost complete.

far from
not yet
Complete is used with these nouns: ↑absence, ↑acceptance, ↑accuracy, ↑advantage, ↑agreement, ↑amateur, ↑amazement, ↑anarchy, ↑annihilation, ↑anonymity, ↑answer, ↑antithesis, ↑astonishment, ↑authority, ↑autonomy, ↑ban, ↑beginner, ↑bibliography, ↑blockade, ↑blockage, ↑bore, ↑break, ↑breakdown, ↑catastrophe, ↑ceasefire, ↑census, ↑certainty, ↑change, ↑chaos, ↑check, ↑circle, ↑circuit, ↑clarity, ↑closure, ↑cock-up, ↑coincidence, ↑collapse, ↑collection, ↑comfort, ↑command, ↑commitment, ↑confidence, ↑confidentiality, ↑conformity, ↑confusion, ↑consistency, ↑contempt, ↑contradiction, ↑contrast, ↑control, ↑conviction, ↑cooperation, ↑cure, ↑cycle, ↑darkness, ↑dedication, ↑defeat, ↑departure, ↑dependence, ↑description, ↑despair, ↑destruction, ↑detachment, ↑detail, ↑devastation, ↑devotion, ↑disappearance, ↑disappointment, ↑disarmament, ↑disarray, ↑disaster, ↑disbelief, ↑discretion, ↑disgust, ↑disintegration, ↑disorder, ↑disregard, ↑disrespect, ↑document, ↑dominance, ↑domination, ↑embargo, ↑equality, ↑examination, ↑exclusion, ↑exemption, ↑exhaustion, ↑explanation, ↑failure, ↑faith, ↑farce, ↑flop, ↑fool, ↑forgiveness, ↑freedom, ↑freeze, ↑fulfilment, ↑gamut, ↑garbage, ↑guide, ↑halt, ↑harmony, ↑helplessness, ↑honesty, ↑idiot, ↑ignorance, ↑immunity, ↑impartiality, ↑inability, ↑independence, ↑index, ↑indifference, ↑information, ↑innocence, ↑integration, ↑integrity, ↑inventory, ↑isolation, ↑jerk, ↑knowledge, ↑lack, ↑liberty, ↑lie, ↑list, ↑loser, ↑loyalty, ↑lunatic, ↑madness, ↑mastery, ↑mess, ↑misery, ↑misunderstanding, ↑mystery, ↑myth, ↑nightmare, ↑nonsense, ↑novice, ↑obedience, ↑obscurity, ↑omission, ↑openness, ↑opposite, ↑outfit, ↑outsider, ↑overhaul, ↑overview, ↑package, ↑panic, ↑paralysis, ↑physical, ↑picture, ↑privacy, ↑protection, ↑range, ↑reappraisal, ↑reconstruction, ↑record, ↑recording, ↑recovery, ↑refusal, ↑relaxation, ↑reliance, ↑relief, ↑removal, ↑renovation, ↑replacement, ↑report, ↑resolution, ↑responsibility, ↑rest, ↑restoration, ↑rethink, ↑return, ↑reversal, ↑review, ↑revision, ↑revolution, ↑rubbish, ↑ruin, ↑safety, ↑satisfaction, ↑seclusion, ↑secrecy, ↑segregation, ↑sense, ↑sentence, ↑separation, ↑sequence, ↑seriousness, ↑service, ↑set, ↑shake-up, ↑shock, ↑silence, ↑sincerity, ↑skeleton, ↑solution, ↑specification, ↑specimen, ↑spectrum, ↑standstill, ↑stranger, ↑stupidity, ↑submission, ↑success, ↑support, ↑surprise, ↑surrender, ↑switch, ↑text, ↑theory, ↑transcript, ↑transformation, ↑trust, ↑truth, ↑turn, ↑U-turn, ↑understanding, ↑unity, ↑unknown, ↑version, ↑victory, ↑waste, ↑withdrawal, ↑work, ↑wreck

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