complement noun

1 sth that goes well with sth else

ADJ. ideal, natural, necessary, perfect

PREP. ~ to This wine is the perfect complement to fish.

2 total number that makes a group complete

ADJ. full | large | normal

VERB + COMPLEMENT take We've taken our full complement of trainees this year.

PREP. ~ of

complement verb

ADV. well | perfectly The flavours in the dish complement each other perfectly.

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