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Roget category 52

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.4. Concrete quantity

#52. Completeness


completeness etc. adj. — completion etc. 729 integrationallness.
entiretyperfection etc. 650solidity, solidarityunityallne plus ultra [Lat.], ideal, limit.
complement, supplement, make-weightfilling, up etc. v.. impletionsaturation, saturityhigh waterhigh tide, flood tide, spring tidefill, load, bumper, bellyfulbrimmersufficiency etc. 639.


be complete etc. adj. — come to a head.
render complete etc. adj. — complete etc. (accomplish) 729fill, charge, load, replenishmake up, make goodpiece out [Fr.], eke outsupply deficienciesfill up, fill in, fill to the brim, fill the measure ofsaturate.
go the whole hog, go the whole lengthgo all lengths.


complete, entirewhole etc. 50perfect etc. 650full, good, absolute, thorough, plenarysolid, undividedwith all its partsall-sided.
exhaustive, radical, sweeping, thorough-goingdead.
regular, consummate, unmitigated, sheer, unqualified, unconditional, freeabundant etc. (sufficient) 639.
brimmingbrimful, topful, topfullchock full, choke fullas full as an egg is of meat, as full as a vetchsaturated, crammedreplete etc. (redundant) 641fraught, ladenfull-laden, full-fraught, full-chargedheavy laden.
completing etc. v. — supplemental, supplementaryascititious.


completely etc. adj. — altogether, outright, wholly, totally, in toto, quiteall outover head and earseffectually, for good and all, nicely, fully, through thick and thin, head and shouldersneck and heel, neck and crop in all respects, in every respectat all points, out and out, to all intents and purposestoto coelo [Lat.]utterlyclean, clean as a whistleto the full, to the utmost, to the backbonehollow, starkheart and soul, root and branch, down to the ground.
to the top of one's bent, as far as possible, a outrance.
throughoutfrom first to last, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to the other, from Dan to Beersheba, from head to foot, from top to toe, from top to bottom, de fond en comble [Fr.]a fond, a capite ad calcem [Lat.], ab ovo usque ad mala [Lat.], fore and aftevery, whit, every inchcap-a-pie, to the end of the chapterup to the brim, up to the ears, up to the eyesas a as can be.
on all accountssous tous les rapports [Fr.]with a vengeance, with a witness.


falsus in uno falsus in omnibus [Lat.], false in one thing, false in everything; omnem movere lapidem [Lat.]una scopa nuova spazza bene [It].

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