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1. perfect

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • dystopian
  • inexact
  • imperfect
  • broken

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Perfect Tense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

Sentences with perfect-tense


1. Noun Phrase
Change the past perfect tense to the present perfect tense.

2. 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))

3. perfect

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

Antonyms

  • break even

Etymology

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

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. tense

noun. ['ˈtɛns'] a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time.

Synonyms

  • imperfect tense
  • present
  • past tense
  • progressive
  • imperfect
  • continuous tense
  • grammatical category
  • syntactic category
  • perfect
  • perfective
  • present tense
  • progressive tense
  • perfect tense
  • perfective tense
  • future tense
  • future
  • past

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • unexcited
  • patient
  • composed

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

7. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat').

Antonyms

  • wireless

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

8. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] increase the tension on.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • passionless
  • unawakened

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

9. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] taut or rigid; stretched tight.

Synonyms

  • overstrung
  • tight

Antonyms

  • lax
  • decisive
  • smooth

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

10. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] in or of a state of physical or nervous tension.

Synonyms

  • jumpy
  • wired
  • uptight
  • isotonic
  • agitated
  • cliff-hanging
  • highly strung
  • nervous
  • pumped up
  • pumped-up
  • uneasy
  • jittery
  • edgy
  • electric
  • taut
  • nail-biting
  • restive
  • fretful
  • aroused
  • strained
  • unrelaxed
  • wound up
  • suspenseful
  • pumped
  • itchy
  • overstrung
  • high-strung
  • antsy
  • nervy
  • fidgety

Antonyms

  • relaxed
  • unagitated
  • unbound
  • hypertonic

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)
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