HyperDic: complement

English > 7 senses of the word complement:
NOUNcommunicationcomplementa word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
quantitycomplementa complete number or quantity
groupcomplement, full complementnumber needed to make up a whole force
attributecomplement, accompanimentsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect
substancecomplementone of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response
cognitioncomplementeither of two parts that mutually complete each other
VERBchangecomplementmake complete or perfect
complement > pronunciation
Soundskaa'mplahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction.
Broaderconstruction, grammatical construction, expressionA group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
Spanishcomplemento
Catalancomplement
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA complete number or quantity.
Example"a full complement"
BroadercountThe total number counted
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningNumber needed to make up a whole force.
Example"a full complement of workers"
Synonymfull complement
Narrowership's company, companycrew / crew of a ship including the officers
Broaderwork force, workforce, manpower, hands, menThe force of workers available
Spanishdotación, personal
Adjectivescomplementalacting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningSomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect.
Example"a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"
Synonymaccompaniment
BroaderadjunctSomething added to another thing but not an essential part of it
Spanishacompañamiento, complemento
Adjectivescomplemental, complementaryacting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
Verbscomplementmake complete or perfect
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 5, substance
MeaningOne of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response.
Part ofimmune response, immune reaction, immunologic responseA bodily / bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishcomplemento
Catalancomplement
English > complement: 7 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningEither of two parts that mutually complete each other.
Broadercounterpart, opposite number, vis-a-visA person or thing having the same function or characteristics / characteristics as another
Spanishcomplemento
Adjectivescomplementalacting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
English > complement: 7 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"
Broaderbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Spanishcomplementar
Catalancomplementar
Nounscomplementsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect

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