compleat

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

compleat (third-person singular simple present compleats, present participle compleating, simple past and past participle compleated)

  1. (archaic) to finish; to make done; to reach the end.
  2. (archaic) to make whole or entire.

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  • He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of cruelty and perfidy unworthy the head of a civilized nation... -- 1776 AD, the Declaration of Independence, written largely by Thomas Jefferson.

Adjective[edit]

compleat

  1. (archaic) with everything included; entire, total.
  2. (archaic) quintessential.

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  • Here was the compleat modern misfit: the very air appeared to poison him;his every step looked treacherous and hard won [...] beneath an anarchy as much physiological as psychological. -- Stephen Schiff.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

compleat

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of compleō