complementary

[ kom-pluh-men-tuh-ree, -tree ]SEE DEFINITION OF complementary

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPLEMENTARY

The scientific mind and the religious spirit are complementary.

The complementary story is told of the mandrake in mediæval Europe.

Actually, the relations of transmission and encounter are complementary.

Here we see an area in which the role of the family and the role of the school are complementary.

But there was a complementary historical truth on the other side.

At the same time they are, in regard to reproduction, complementary.

And so the two things are not contradictory but complementary.

In every system we know of, variety and precision are complementary.

Now we must show that intelligence and instinct also are opposite and complementary.

There is no trust without, complementary to it, self-distrust.

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