Thursday, June 19, 2014

Compliment vs Complement

Compliment and complementCompliment is to say something nice. Complement is to add to, enhance, improve, complete, or bring close to perfection. 

  1. 1.
    a thing that completes or brings to perfection.
    "the libretto proved a perfect complement to the music"
  2. 2.
    a number or quantity of something required to make a group complete.
    "at the moment we have a full complement of staff"
    synonyms:amounttotalcontingentcapacityallowancequota More
  1. 1.
    add to (something) in a way that enhances or improves it; make perfect.
    "a classic blazer complements a look that's stylish or casual"
    synonyms:accompany, go with, round off, set off, suit, harmonize with

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