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synonyms for complementary

  • integral
  • interdependent
  • reciprocal
  • correlative
  • correspondent
  • equivalent
  • fellow
  • parallel
  • commutual
  • complemental
  • completing
  • completory
  • conclusive
  • corresponding
  • crowning
  • integrative
  • interconnected
  • interrelated
  • interrelating
  • matched
  • paired
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antonyms for complementary

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  • different
  • dissimilar
  • independent
  • unrelated
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How to use complementary in a sentence

Previous studies of endosymbiosis have shown that there can be complementary gene losses between hosts and endosymbionts, creating a metabolic interdependence.
HOW TWO BECAME ONE: ORIGINS OF A MYSTERIOUS SYMBIOSIS FOUNDVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The algorithms behind social media giants are designed to funnel viewers through a vortex of complementary interests — basically, to keep feeding them content they like in order to maintain interest and engagement.
THE AMERICAN FRINGES GO MAINSTREAMNICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
In an increasingly complex and interdependent world, much more can be accomplished by working with partners who have different, yet complementary, skills.
COVID-19 HAS SPURRED RAPID TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTH CARE. LET’S MAKE SURE IT STAYS THAT WAYJAKEMETHAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
Grocery advertisers should adopt an “always-on” strategy by cross-promoting products on both similar and complementary keywords.
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To Eric von Hippel’s point about the complementary relationship between home innovators and firms, Dana Lewis and her co-inventors have licensed their algorithm to healthcare companies to use in their devices.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
He placed it in prominence, instinctively or designedly, rejecting the merely complementary parts.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
This has occurred with regard to agricultural investments, which have awaited a complementary organic legislation.
SOCIAL COMPTABILISM, CHEQUE AND CLEARING SERVICE & PROPOSED LAWERNEST SOLVAY
Every color makes objects near it take on the antagonistic or complementary color.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
Each one of a pair enhances the effect of its complementary when the two colors are brought close together.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
If colored disks not complementary are mixed by rotation on a motor, they produce an intermediate color.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPLEMENTARY

  • abetting
  • accessory
  • adjuvant
  • ancillary
  • appurtenant
  • backup
  • complementary
  • contributory
  • extra
  • reserve
  • secondary
  • spare
  • subordinate
  • subservient
  • subsidiary
  • supporting
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