either of two parts that mutually complete each other
one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response
something added to complete or embellish or make perfect
"a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"
"wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
number needed to make up a whole force
"a full complement of workers"
- full complement
a complete number or quantity
"a full complement"
a word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction
make complete or perfect
supply what is wanting or form the complement to
"I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"