|Origin:||complementum, from complere; COMPLETE1|
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someone or something that emphasizes the good qualities of another person or thing
This wine would be a nice complement to grilled dishes.
the number or quantity needed to make a group complete
a word or phrase that follows a verb and describes the subject of the verb. In 'John is cold' and 'John became chairman', 'cold' and 'chairman' are complements.