Synonyms and Antonyms for complementary-distribution

1. complementary distribution (n.)

(linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts

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2. complementary (adj.)

of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other

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3. complementary (adj.)

acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)

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4. complementary (n.)

either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)

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6. distribution (n.)

the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume

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8. distribution (n.)

the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer

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