HyperDic: complementary

English > 3 senses of the word complementary:
NOUNattributecomplementary, complementary coloreither one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
ADJECTIVEallcomplementaryof words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
allcomplementary, complemental, completingacting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
complementary > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mplahmeh'nchiy; kaa.mplahmeh'ntriy
Rhymesapache / Apache ... Versace: 33 rhymes with chiy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > complementary: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other.
Example"'male' and 'female' are complementary terms"
BroaderantonymousOf words
Spanishcomplementario
English > complementary: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningActing as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole).
Synonymscomplemental, completing
BroaderadditiveCharacterized or produced by addition
Spanishcomplementario, suplementario
Nounscomplementsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect
complementaritya relation between two opposite states or principles that together exhaust the possibilities
English > complementary: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningEither one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments).
Synonymcomplementary color
Broaderchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
Spanishcomplementario

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