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1. perfect

adjective. ['pɝˈfɛkt, ˈpɝːˌfɪkt'] being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish.

Synonyms

  • ideal
  • model
  • faultless
  • flawless
  • consummate
  • quintessential
  • exemplary
  • best
  • ultimate
  • superb
  • exquisite
  • clear
  • complete
  • undefiled
  • idealized
  • immaculate
  • idyllic
  • unbroken
  • perfectible
  • mint
  • exact
  • pluperfect
  • down
  • clean
  • unblemished
  • idealised
  • down pat
  • ne plus ultra
  • errorless
  • unmutilated
  • impeccable
  • perfection
  • unmarred
  • flawlessness
  • cold
  • utopian
  • mastered
  • uncorrupted

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • dystopian
  • inexact
  • imperfect
  • broken

Etymology

  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parfit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word perfect


1. Adjective
A deck of cards is perfect for this since they all have pictures on them.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You may use a round object as a guide to make this circle perfect.

Quotes containing the word perfect


1. You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.
- Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

2. I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

3. Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
- John Wayne

2. word-perfect

adjective. correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words.

Synonyms

  • letter-perfect
  • right

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

3. letter-perfect

adjective. correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words.

Synonyms

  • word-perfect
  • right

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

4. perfect

verb. ['pɝˈfɛkt, ˈpɝːˌfɪkt'] make perfect or complete.

Synonyms

  • better
  • round off
  • amend
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • hone
  • polish up
  • brush up
  • round
  • optimize
  • optimise
  • ameliorate

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parfit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. perfect

adjective. ['pɝˈfɛkt, ˈpɝːˌfɪkt'] precisely accurate or exact.

Antonyms

  • break even

Etymology

  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parfit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. perfect

adjective. ['pɝˈfɛkt, ˈpɝːˌfɪkt'] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • complete
  • pure
  • arrant
  • consummate
  • double-dyed
  • sodding
  • stark
  • everlasting
  • gross
  • staring
  • thoroughgoing

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parfit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. perfect

noun. ['pɝˈfɛkt, ˈpɝːˌfɪkt'] a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect).

Synonyms

  • pluperfect tense
  • perfective
  • future perfect
  • past perfect
  • tense
  • present perfect tense
  • perfective tense
  • past perfect tense
  • future perfect tense
  • present perfect
  • perfect tense

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid

Etymology

  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • parfit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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