adj. Having all necessary or normal parts, components, or steps; entire: a complete meal. adj. Botany Having all principal parts, namely, the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistil or pistils. Used of a flower.adj. Having come to an end; concluded.adj. Absolute; total: "In Cairo I have seen buildings which were falling down as they were being put up, buildings whose incompletion was complete” ( William H. Gass). adj. Skilled; accomplished: a complete musician. adj. Thorough; consummate: a complete coward. adj. Football Caught in bounds by a receiver: a complete pass. v. To bring to a finish or an end: She has completed her studies. v. To make whole, with all necessary elements or parts: A second child would complete their family. v. Football To throw (a forward pass) so as to be caught by a receiver.