- 1 [often passive] complete something to finish making or doing something She's just completed a master's degree in Law. The project should be completed within a year.
- 2 complete something to write all the information you are asked for on a form synonym fill in/out 2 000 shoppers completed our questionnaire.
- 3 complete something to make something whole or perfect I only need one more card to complete the set. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French complet or Latin completus, past participle of complere
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BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːt//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they complete
BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːt//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːt//he / she / it completes
BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːts//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːts//past simple completed
BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːtɪd//past participle completed
BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːtɪd//-ing form completing
BrE BrE//kəmˈpliːtɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpliːtɪŋ//