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perfect

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective
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per=fect
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35 in 32 verses (in OT : 12 in 11 verses) (in NT : 23 in 21 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

perfecta. [OE. parfit, OF. parfit, parfet, parfait, F. parfait, L. perfectus, p. p. of perficere to carry to the end, to perform, finish, perfect; per (see Per-) + facere to make, do. See Fact.].
  •  Brought to consummation or completeness; completed; not defective nor redundant; having all the properties or qualities requisite to its nature and kind; without flaw, fault, or blemish; without error; mature; whole; pure; sound; right; correct.  [1913 Webster]
    "My strength is made perfect in weakness."  [1913 Webster]
    "Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun."  [1913 Webster]
    "I fear I am not in my perfect mind."  [1913 Webster]
    "O most entire perfect sacrifice!"  [1913 Webster]
    "God made thee perfect, not immutable."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Well informed; certain; sure.  [1913 Webster]
    "I am perfect that the Pannonains are now in arms."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; -- said of flower.  [1913 Webster]
Perfect cadence (Mus.), a complete and satisfactory close in harmony, as upon the tonic preceded by the dominant. -- Perfect chord (Mus.), a concord or union of sounds which is perfectly coalescent and agreeable to the ear, as the unison, octave, fifth, and fourth; a perfect consonance; a common chord in its original position of keynote, third, fifth, and octave. -- Perfect number (Arith.), a number equal to the sum of all its divisors; as, 28, whose aliquot parts, or divisors, are 14, 7, 4, 2, 1. See Abundant number, under Abundant. Brande & C. -- Perfect tense (Gram.), a tense which expresses an act or state completed.<-- = perfective -->
Syn. -- Finished; consummate; complete; entire; faultless; blameless; unblemished.
perfectn. 
     The perfect tense, or a form in that tense.  [1913 Webster]
perfectv. t. [L. perfectus, p. p. of perficere. See Perfect, a.].
     To make perfect; to finish or complete, so as to leave nothing wanting; to give to anything all that is requisite to its nature and kind.  [1913 Webster]
    "God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfect in us."  [1913 Webster]
    "Inquire into the nature and properties of the things, . . . and thereby perfect our ideas of their distinct species."  [1913 Webster]
Perfecting press (Print.), a press in which the printing on both sides of the paper is completed in one passage through the machine.
Syn. -- To finish; accomplish; complete; consummate.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

perfect, adj., v., & n.
--adj.
1 complete; not deficient.
2 faultless (a perfect diamond).
3 very satisfactory (a perfect evening).
4 exact; precise (a perfect circle).
5 entire; unqualified (a perfect stranger).
6 Math. (of a number) equal to the sum of its divisors.
7 Gram. (of a tense) denoting a completed action or event in the past, formed in English with have or has and the past participle, as in they have eaten.
8 Mus. (of pitch) absolute.
9 Bot. a (of a flower) having all four types of whorl. b (of a fungus) in the stage where the sexual spores are formed.
10 (often foll. by in) thoroughly trained or skilled (is perfect in geometry).
--v.tr.
1 make perfect; improve.
2 carry through; complete.
3 complete (a sheet) by printing the other side.
--n. Gram. the perfect tense.

Idiom
perfect binding a form of bookbinding in which the leaves are attached to the spine by gluing rather than sewing. perfect interval Mus. a fourth or fifth as it would occur in a major or minor scale starting on the lower note of the interval, or octave. perfect pitch = absolute pitch 1.
Derivative
perfecter n. perfectible adj. perfectibility n. perfectness n.
Etymology
ME and OF parfit, perfet f. L perfectus past part. of perficere complete (as PER-, facere do)

THESAURUS

perfect

KO, OK, absolute, accomplish, accomplished, accurate, achieve, adept, admitting no exception, adroit, all right, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-out, all-pervading, ameliorate, aorist, appropriate, apt, arrant, authentic, beautify, best, better, beyond all praise, blameless, born, broad-based, button up, call off, cancel, cap, carry out, carry through, carry to completion, categorical, chaste, classical, clean, clean up, clear, climax, close out, close up, complete, comprehensive, conclude, conclusive, congenital, consummate, correct, crass, crown, culminate, cultivate, dead right, decided, decisive, deep-dyed, defectless, definite, definitive, deft, delete, determinate, develop, dispose of, do to perfection, downright, drop the curtain, durative, dyed-in-the-wool, effect, egregious, elaborate, embellish, emend, end, end off, entire, evolve, exact, exceed, excel, excellent, execute, exhaustive, experienced, expert, explicit, express, expunge, exquisite, extinguish, faultless, final, finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, finished, fit, fitting, fixed, flagrant, flat, flat-out, flawless, fold up, fulfilled, full, fully realized, future, future perfect, get done, get it over, get over with, get through, get through with, gifted, give the quietus, glaring, global, go one better, gross, historical present, holy, ideal, illimitable, immaculate, impeccable, imperfect, implicit, improve, improve on, inappealable, incomparable, indefectible, indefective, indisputable, infallible, inimitable, intact, integral, intensive, intolerable, irreproachable, just, just right, kayo, kibosh, kill, knock out, letter-perfect, lifelike, limitless, masterful, masterly, matchless, mature, mere, meticulous, model, mop up, needed, no strings, nonpareil, okay, omnibus, omnipresent, open, out-and-out, outright, outweigh, overbalance, overbear, overcome, overpass, overtop, past, past perfect, peerless, peremptory, perfected, pervasive, plain, plenary, plumb, pluperfect, point tense, polish, polish off, polished, positive, precious, precise, predominate, preponderate, present, present perfect, preterit, prevail, professional, proficient, profound, progressive tense, pronounced, proper, pure, put paid to, put right, radical, rank, realize, rectify, refine, regular, reliable, required, requisite, right, righteous, ripen, round, round out, scrag, season, set right, shattering, sheer, shocking, shoot down, simple, sinless, skilled, sleek, slick, smooth, sound, spotless, stainless, stark, stark-staring, straight, straight-out, straight-up-and-down, sublime, suitable, superb, superlative, supreme, surpass, surpassing, sweeping, taintless, talented, tense, terminate, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, top, top off, top out, total, tower above, tower over, transcend, true, trump, ubiquitous, unadulterated, unalloyed, unbearable, unblemished, unbound, unbounded, unbroken, uncircumscribed, unconditional, unconditioned, unconfined, unconscionable, uncontaminated, undamaged, undeniable, undiluted, undoubting, unequivocal, unerring, unexcelled, unfaultable, unflawed, unhampered, unhesitating, unimpaired, uninjured, universal, unlimited, unmatched, unmeasured, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmixed, unqualified, unquestioning, unrelieved, unreserved, unrestricted, unspoiled, unspotted, untainted, unwaivable, utter, veritable, very, whole, wholesale, wide-open, wind up, wipe out, without exception, without reserve, without strings, wrap up, zap

ROGET THESAURUS

perfect

Perfection

VB be perfect, transcend, bring to perfection, perfect, ripen, mature, complete, put in trim, maturate.

N perfection, perfectness, indefectibility, impeccancy, impeccability, pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon, pink of perfection, acme of perfection, ne plus ultra, summit, cygne noir, philosopher's stone, chrysolite, Koh-i-noor, model, standard, pattern, mirror, admirable Crichton, trump, very prince of, masterpiece, superexcellence, transcendence, perfect, faultless, indefective, indeficient, indefectible, immaculate, spotless, impeccable, free from imperfection, unblemished, uninjured, sound, sound as a roach, in perfect condition, scathless, intact, harmless, seaworthy, right as a trivet, in seipso totus teres atque rotundus, consummate, finished, best, model, standard, inimitable, unparagoned, unparalleled, superhuman, divine, beyond all praise, sans peur et sans reproche, to perfection, perfectly, ad unguem, clean, clean as a whistle, let us go on unto perfection, the perfection of art is to conceal art.

Greatness

N greatness, magnitude, size, multitude, immensity, enormity, infinity, might, strength, intensity, fullness, importance, great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world, mass, heap, stock, peck, bushel, load, cargo, cartload, wagonload, shipload, flood, spring tide, abundance, principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part, bulk, mass, great, greater, large, considerable, fair, above par, big, huge, Herculean, cyclopean, ample, abundant, full, intense, strong, sound, passing, heavy, plenary, deep, high, signal, at its height, in the zenith, world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive, wholesale, many, goodly, noble, precious, mighty, sad, grave, heavy, serious, far gone, arrant, downright, utter, uttermost, crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate, rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate, glaring, flagrant, stark staring, thorough-paced, thoroughgoing, roaring, thumping, extraordinary, important, unsurpassed, complete, august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic, vast, immense, enormous, extreme, inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown, towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible, marvelous, unlimited, unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous, undiminished, unabated, unreduced, unrestricted, absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished, remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest, noteworthy, renowned, truly, decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience, for the most part, in the main, entirely, abundantly, widely, far and wide, greatly, much, muckle, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little, pretty, pretty well, enough, in a great measure, richly, to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent, on a large scale, so, never so, ever so, ever so dole, scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much, by wholesale, mighty, powerfully, with a witness, ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds, incalculably, infinitely, preeminently, superlatively, immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance, particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly, famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, kat exochin, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously, peculiarly, furiously, severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly, a maximis ad minima, greatness knows itself, mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed, minimum decet libere cui multum licet, some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Completeness

N completeness, completion, integration, allness, entirety, perfection, solidity, solidarity, unity, all, ne plus ultra, ideal, limit, complement, supplement, make-weight, filling, up, impletion, saturation, saturity, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, fill, load, bumper, bellyful, brimmer, sufficiency, complete, entire, whole, perfect, full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary, solid, undivided, with all its parts, all- sided, exhaustive, radical, sweeping, thorough-going, dead, regular, consummate, unmitigated, sheer, unqualified, unconditional, free, abundant, brimming, brimful, topful, topfull, chock full, choke full, as full as an egg is of meat, as full as a vetch, saturated, crammed, replete, fraught, laden, full-laden, full-fraught, full-charged, heavy laden, completing, supplemental, supplementary, ascititious, completely, altogether, outright, wholly, totally, in toto, quite, all out, over head and ears, effectually, for good and all, nicely, fully, through thick and thin, head and shoulders, neck and heel, neck and crop, in all respects, in every respect, at all points, out and out, to all intents and purposes, toto coelo, utterly, clean, clean as a whistle, to the full, to the utmost, to the backbone, hollow, stark, heart and soul, root and branch, down to the ground, to the top of one's bent, as far as possible, a outrance, throughout, from 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, a fond, a capite ad calcem, ab ovo usque ad mala, fore and aft, every, whit, every inch, cap-a-pie, to the end of the chapter, up to the brim, up to the ears, up to the eyes, as a as can be, on all accounts, sous tous les rapports, with a vengeance, with a witness, falsus in uno falsus in omnibus, false in one thing, false in everything, omnem movere lapidem, una scopa nuova spazza bene.

Completion

VB effect, effectuate, accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out, bring to maturity, bring to perfection, perfect, complete, elaborate, do, execute, make, go through, get through, work out, enact, bring about, bring to bear, bring to pass, bring through, bring to a head, despatch, dispatch, knock off, finish off, polish off, make short work of, dispose of, set at rest, perform, discharge, fulfill, realize, put in practice, put in force, carry out, carry into effect, carry into execution, make good, be as good as one's word, do thoroughly, not do by halves, go the whole hog, drive home, be in at the death, carry through, play out, exhaust, fill the bill, finish, bring to a close, wind up, stamp, clinch, seal, set the seal on, put the seal, give the final touch, to, put the last, put the finishing hand to, put the finishing touches on, crown, crown all, cap, ripen, culminate, come to a head, come to a crisis, come to its end, die a natural death, die of old age, run its course, run one's race, touch the goal, reach the goal, attain the goal, reach, get in the harvest.


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