complect


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com·plect

 (kəm-plĕkt′)
tr.v. com·plect·ed, com·plect·ing, com·plects
To join by weaving or twining together; interweave.

[Latin complectī, to entwine : com-, com- + plectere, to plait; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

complect

(kəmˈplɛkt)
vb
(tr) archaic to interweave or entwine
[C16: from Latin complectī; see complex]

complect


Past participle: complected
Gerund: complecting

Imperative
complect
complect
Present
I complect
you complect
he/she/it complects
we complect
you complect
they complect
Preterite
I complected
you complected
he/she/it complected
we complected
you complected
they complected
Present Continuous
I am complecting
you are complecting
he/she/it is complecting
we are complecting
you are complecting
they are complecting
Present Perfect
I have complected
you have complected
he/she/it has complected
we have complected
you have complected
they have complected
Past Continuous
I was complecting
you were complecting
he/she/it was complecting
we were complecting
you were complecting
they were complecting
Past Perfect
I had complected
you had complected
he/she/it had complected
we had complected
you had complected
they had complected
Future
I will complect
you will complect
he/she/it will complect
we will complect
you will complect
they will complect
Future Perfect
I will have complected
you will have complected
he/she/it will have complected
we will have complected
you will have complected
they will have complected
Future Continuous
I will be complecting
you will be complecting
he/she/it will be complecting
we will be complecting
you will be complecting
they will be complecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been complecting
you have been complecting
he/she/it has been complecting
we have been complecting
you have been complecting
they have been complecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been complecting
you will have been complecting
he/she/it will have been complecting
we will have been complecting
you will have been complecting
they will have been complecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been complecting
you had been complecting
he/she/it had been complecting
we had been complecting
you had been complecting
they had been complecting
Conditional
I would complect
you would complect
he/she/it would complect
we would complect
you would complect
they would complect
Past Conditional
I would have complected
you would have complected
he/she/it would have complected
we would have complected
you would have complected
they would have complected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.complect - be interwoven or interconnected; "The bones are interconnected via the muscle"
link up, connect, link, unite, join - be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
intercommunicate - be interconnected, afford passage; "These rooms intercommunicate"
Translations
komplektisch
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So, my first impression, one of my good friends back in the US is from Zambia and when I mentioned I was going to South Sudan, she started laughing and she said "South Sudan, they are the darkest complected [sic] Africans on the continent, they have very, very dark black skin and you are one of the palest Americans." And she said this is going to be quite a contrast.
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