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See definition of complements on Dictionary.com
  • nouncompanion, counterpart
  • verbcomplete

synonyms for complements

  • accompaniment
  • addition
  • aggregate
  • augmentation
  • balance
  • capacity
  • completion
  • consummation
  • correlate
  • correlative
  • counterpart
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • entirety
  • filler
  • makeweight
  • pendant
  • quota
  • remainder
  • rest
  • supplement
  • total
  • totality
  • finishing touch
  • rounding-off

antonyms for complements

MOST RELEVANT
  • base
  • core
  • decrease
  • fraction
  • part
  • take away
  • neglect
  • fail
  • start
  • introduce
  • begin
  • commence
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How to use complements in a sentence

In the Anti-Corn Law movement the two speakers were the complements and correlatives of each other.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The Bancrofts—they married shortly after the opening of the theatre—were the complements of each other.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
They were six in number, and each rate consisted of two classes, to which different complements of men were assigned.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
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.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
The so-called primary pigments or paints are simply the complements of the three primary colors.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
Hee visited many Princes by the way, and consumed much time in entertainments and other complements of Court.
THE LIVES OF THE III NORMANS, KINGS OF ENGLAND: WILLIAM THE FIRST, WILLIAM THE SECOND, HENRIE THE FIRSTJOHN HAYWARD
With her woman she complements my man and makes us one, and this is the highest civilised sense of union.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
Thus the two great poems of Homer join together and show themselves as complements of each other.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
As all opposites, however, are embraced in the circumference of the same circle, so are these works complements of each other.
STUDIES OF CHRISTIANITYJAMES MARTINEAU
The autobiographies of Gibbon and Franklin are complements of each other.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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