Definition of "completeness" []

  • Having every necessary part or element; entire (adjective)
  • Ended; finished (adjective)
  • Thorough; absolute (adjective)
  • Perfect in quality or kind (adjective)
  • (of a logical system) constituted such that a contradiction arises on the addition of any proposition that cannot be deduced from the axioms of the system (adjective)
  • (of flowers) having sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels (adjective)
  • Expert or skilled; accomplished (adjective)
  • To make whole or perfect (verb)
  • To end; finish (verb)
  • (in land law) to pay any outstanding balance on a contract for the conveyance of land in exchange for the title deeds, so that the ownership of the land changes hands (verb)
  • (of a quarterback) to make (a forward pass) successfully (verb)
  • The state or condition of being complete (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The property of a logical theory that whenever a wff is valid then it must also be a theorem. Symbolically, letting T represent a theory within logic L, this can be represented as the property that whenever is true, then must also be true, for any wff φ of logic L. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "completeness" in a sentence
  • "This kind of completeness is rare in parasitic twins, especially among fetus in fetu, which tend not to be "alive" in the sense we think of, but rather a sort of growth in human form."
  • "The Llangollen couple were famous for their gardens, and Dorothy creates here likewise a "garden stored with fruits and flowers/And sunny seats and shady bowers," supporting a life whose completeness is emphasized through the repetition of"
  • "For us moderns that which most profoundly marks a narrative poem as an epic, is a certain completeness and harmony, a general impression of rest, however the various episodes may be charged with suffering and struggle."