complete etymology

English word complete comes from Middle English (1100-1500) compleet

Detailed word origin of complete

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
compleet Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Indicating completeness or entireness; completely, totally.. Indicating perfection; perfectly. Complete, whole, full, or entire.. Perfect, without flaw or defect.
complete English (eng) A completed survey. (transitive) To finish; to make done; to reach the end.. (transitive) To make whole or entire. (algebra, of a lattice) In which every set with a lower bound has a greatest lower bound.. (analysis, of a metric space) In which every Cauchy sequence converges to a point within the space.. (computing theory, of a problem) That is in a given complexity class and is such that [...]

Words with the same origin as complete

Descendants of compleet