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com·ple·men·ta·ry

 (kŏm′plə-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē)
adj.
1. Forming or serving as a complement; completing: finally acquired the complementary volumes that made a whole set.
2. Offsetting mutual deficiencies or enhancing mutual strengths: "Creatures with complementary skills flourish in each other's presence" (Richard Dawkins).
3. Of or relating to complementary medicine.
4. Genetics Of or relating to a group of genes that act in concert to produce a specific phenotype.
5. Biochemistry Of or relating to the specific pairing of the purines and pyrimidines between strands of a DNA or an RNA molecule.
6. Physics Of or relating to the hypothesis that underlying properties of entities, especially subatomic particles, may manifest themselves in mutually exclusive forms at different times, depending on the conditions of the observation, and that any physical model that describes entities in terms of one form or the other will be incomplete.

com′ple·men′ta·ri·ly (-tə-rə-lē, -trə-lē, -mĕn-târ′ə-lē) adv.
com′ple·men′ta·ri·ness n.

complementary

(ˌkɒmplɪˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ) or

complemental

adj
1. acting as or forming a complement; completing
2. forming a satisfactory or balanced whole
3. (Mathematics) forming a mathematical complement: sine and cosine are complementary functions.
4. (Mathematics) maths logic (of a pair of sets, etc) mutually exclusive and exhaustive, each being the complement of the other
5. (Logic) maths logic (of a pair of sets, etc) mutually exclusive and exhaustive, each being the complement of the other
6. (Genetics) (of genes) producing an effect in association with other genes
7. (Complementary Medicine) involving or using the treatments and techniques of complementary medicine
ˌcompleˈmentarily, ˌcompleˈmentally adv
ˌcompleˈmentariness n

com•ple•men•ta•ry

(ˌkɒm pləˈmɛn tə ri, -tri)

adj.
1. forming a complement; completing.
2. complementing each other.
3. designating or consisting of a strand of DNA or RNA that can serve as a template for another strand.
[1590–1600]
com`ple•men′ta•ri•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.complementary - either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments); "yellow and blue are complementaries"
Adj.1.complementary - of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are complementary terms"
antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings
2.complementary - acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
additive - characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"

complementary

adjective matching, companion, corresponding, compatible, reciprocal, interrelating, interdependent, harmonizing Many plain tiles and complementary borders are available.
different, contradictory, incompatible, incongruous

complementary

adjective
Forming or serving as a complement:
Translations
مُتَمِّممُكَمِّل، مُتَمِّم
doplňkovýdoplňující se
komplementær
täydentävä
komplementaran
egymást kiegészítõ
uppbótar-; sem bæta hver annan upp
補完的な
보충하는
kompletterande
เสริมซึ่งกันและกัน
bütünleyicitamamlayıcı
bổ sung

complementary

[ˌkɒmplɪˈmentərɪ] ADJcomplementario
the skirt and jacket are complementaryla falda y la chaqueta son del mismo traje

complementary

[ˌkɒmplɪˈmɛntəri] adjcomplémentairecomplementary medicine nmédecine f parallèle, médecine f douce

complementary

adj colourKomplementär-; angleErgänzungs-; a complementary pairein zusammengehöriges Paar; two complementary characterszwei einander ergänzende Charaktere; they are complementary to each othersie ergänzen sich or einander; they have complementary interestsihre Interessen ergänzen sich

complementary

:
complementary colour, (US) complementary color
complementary medicine
nKomplementärmedizin f

complementary

[ˌkɒmplɪˈmɛntrɪ] adjcomplementare
the food and wine were complementary → il cibo e il vino erano ben assortiti

complement

(ˈkompləmənt) noun
1. in a sentence, the words of the predicate, not including the verb.
2. (something added to make) a complete number or amount.
verb
to complete, fill up.
compleˈmentary adjective

the complement (not compliment) of a verb.

complementary

مُتَمِّم doplňkový komplementær ergänzend συμπληρωματικός complementario täydentävä complémentaire komplementaran complementare 補完的な 보충하는 complementair komplementær uzupełniający complementar взаимодополняющий kompletterande เสริมซึ่งกันและกัน bütünleyici bổ sung 补充的

complementary

adj complementario
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