complement


complement
01. This wine will [complement] any fish dishes.
02. Ginger really [complements] the flavor of the vegetables in a stir fry.
03. We put up some new drapes to [complement] the living room furniture.
04. Massage treatments can be used to [complement] conventional medical therapies.
05. [Complementary] opposition, represented by the yin-yang concept, was long a basic feature of Chinese popular culture.
06. This furniture will [complement] almost any decor.
07. The mixing of water in the Pacific Ocean has resulted in the most varied [complement] of animals and plants of the world's oceans.
08. The Encyclopaedia Britannica explains that the [complementarity] of both male and female sex cells and male and female individuals is a form of division of labor.
09. The economic and industrial development of the Australian continent by Europeans had as its necessary and tragic [complement] the devastation of Aboriginal life.
10. Fresh peaches and cream [complement] each other well.&The drummer's rhythm was [complemented] perfectly by the bass guitar.
11. Her creative talents are an excellent [complement] to his good business sense.
12. Horace Mann once remarked that jails and prisons are the [complement] of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.
13. Laurence Durrell once said, "Guilt always hurries towards its [complement], punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie."
14. Henry David Thoreau once remarked, "A healthy man, indeed, is the [complement] of the seasons, and in winter, summer is in his heart."
15. This eye shadow will [complement] your hair color nicely.

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  • complément — [ kɔ̃plemɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1308; de l a. fr. complir « remplir »; repris 1690; lat. complementum, de complere « remplir » 1 ♦ Ce qui s ajoute ou doit s ajouter à une chose pour qu elle soit complète. ⇒ achèvement, couronnement. Le complément est… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • complement — COMPLEMÉNT, complemente, s.n. 1. Ceea ce se adaugă la ceva spre a l întregi; complinire. 2. Parte secundară a propoziţiei care determină un verb, un adjectiv sau un adverb. 3. Substanţă de natură proteică prezentă în serul normal şi care… …   Dicționar Român

  • Complement — Complément Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Complément à 2 — Complément à deux Le complément à deux est une représentation binaire des entiers relatifs qui permet d effectuer les opérations arithmétiques usuelles naturellement. bit de signe 0 1 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • complement — COMPLEMENT. s. m. Ce qui s ajoute à une chose pour lui donner sa perfection. On dit en Théologie, Complément de béatitude, pour exprimer Le comble de la beatitude. La résurrection des corps sera le complément de la béatitude des Saints.Complément …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • complement — n Complement, supplement are comparable both as nouns meaning one thing that makes up for a want or deficiency in another thing and as verbs meaning to supply what is needed to make up for such a want or deficiency. Complement implies a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Complement — Com ple*ment, n. [L. complementun: cf. F. compl[ e]ment. See {Complete}, v. t., and cf. {Compliment}.] 1. That which fills up or completes; the quantity or number required to fill a thing or make it complete. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • complement — complement, compliment, complementary, complimentary 1. Complement and compliment each function as noun and verb; in pronunciation they are largely indistinguishable except that in the verbal function compliment has a fuller i sound in its second …   Modern English usage

  • Complement — (v. lat. Complementum), 1) Ergänzung; 2) (Math.), C. einer Größe ist im Allgemeinen das, was zu dieser addirt werden muß, um ein gewisses Ganze zu erhalten. Complement eines Winkels od. Kreisbogens ist beziehungsweise derjenige Winkel od. Bogen,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • complement — ► NOUN 1) a thing that contributes extra features to something else so as to enhance or improve it. 2) the number or quantity that makes something complete. 3) a word or words used with a verb to complete the meaning of the predicate (e.g. happy… …   English terms dictionary

  • Complement a un — Complément à un Le complément à un est l opération qui inverse la valeur de chacun des bits d un nombre binaire. Il est la première étape du complément à deux. Exemple Ce document provient de « Compl%C3%A9ment %C3%A0 un ». Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français