Definition of COMPLEMENTARY

noun : COMPLEMENTARY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments); "yellow and blue are complementaries" ;

Adjective : COMPLEMENTARY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are complementary terms" ;


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