complete - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
verb 

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/kəmˈpliːt/
present tense
I/you/we/theycomplete
he/she/itcompletes
present participlecompleting
past tensecompleted
past participlecompleted
  1. 1
    [transitive] to finish something

    The work was completed in March.

    She will have completed her training by the spring.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to finish something by adding the parts that are missing
    2. b.
      [intransitive] to complete the process of buying a house
  2. 2
    [transitive] to write information in the spaces on an official document. A more usual word is fill in

    You need to complete both of these forms.