Brought to a consummation; fully finished; carried through to completion in every detail; finished in every part; completed.Full; whole; entire; complete; existing in the widest extent or highest degree.In botany, having both stamens and pistils; hermaphrodite: said of a flower, also of a whole plant, as opposed to monæcious, diæcious, etc.Without blemish or defect; lacking in nothing; of the best, highest, or most complete type; exact or unquestionable in every particular: as, a perfect likeness; one perfect but many imperfect specimens; a perfect face; specifically, complete in moral excellence; entirely good.Sound; of sound mind; sane.Completely skilled; thoroughly trained or efficient: as, perfect in discipline. Compare letter-perfect.Completely effective; satisfactory in every respect.Quite certain; assured.Entire; out and out; utter; very great: as, a perfect horror of serpents; a perfect shower of brickbats met them; a perfect stranger.In music: Of an interval, melodic or harmonic, belonging to the first and simplest group of consonances, that in which inversion does not change the character of the interval: as, a perfect unison, octave, fifth, or fourth: opposed to imperfect, diminished, augmented. These intervals are now often also called major.Of a chord, cadence, or period, complete; fully satisfactory. Thus, a perfect chord or triad is a triad, major or minor, in its original position; a perfect cadence is a simple authentic or plagal cadence; and a perfect period is one that is fully balanced or filled out.In medieval music, of rhythm, time, or measure, triple. See measureSynonyms Faultless, blameless, unblemished, holy.n. In grammar, the perfect tense. See above.To finish or complete so as to leave nothing wanting; bring to completion or perfection: as, to perfect a picture or a statue.To make perfect; instruct fully; make fully informed or skilled: as, to perfect one's self in the principles of architecture; to perfect soldiers in discipline.Synonyms To accomplish, consummate.In the Echinodermata, having the entire series of ambulacral plates perforated from pole to pole, that is, from base to summit of corona.