Definitions of complement:
  • noun:   something added to complete or make perfect
    Example: "A fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"
  • noun:   either of two parts that mutually complete each other
  • noun:   a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
  • noun:   number needed to make up whole force
    Example: "A full complement of workers"
  • noun:   a complete number or quantity
    Example: "A full complement"
  • noun:   one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response
  • verb:   make complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to
    Example: "I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"

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