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Poking out of the shiny gold pages is a “distinctive silk marker”—also gold—which “complements the color of the leather.”

The accompanying video has a film noir look that complements the slinky sound.

Paramore delivers an energy-driven video that perfectly complements their pop-punk sensibility of their “Anklebiters” track.

Bangs, Roberts says, also offer women a sleek, polished, and sophisticated look that complements any age, body shape or outfit.

Their reasoning has already prevailed, and they are the perfect complements for one another.

In the Anti-Corn Law movement the two speakers were the complements and correlatives of each other.

The Bancrofts—they married shortly after the opening of the theatre—were the complements of each other.

They were six in number, and each rate consisted of two classes, to which different complements of men were assigned.

From what I know about ships and their complements we must have had at least the captain's cabin, or pretty close to its mate.

The so-called primary pigments or paints are simply the complements of the three primary colors.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to complements, such as: accompaniment, consummation, rest, supplement, enhancement, and total.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.