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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make whole. To add, in a way that makes something better.

Usage examples (44)
  • A full complement of workers
  • A fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner
  • I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup
  • A full complement for more
Tutoring comment
  • I had to "compliment" (express approval or praise) the chef on what an excellent "complement" (something that goes well with something else) the potatoes made to the roast beef.
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