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perfect

per·fect

perfect

 
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: puhr fihkt
definition 1: free from mistakes or faults.
I would like my homework to be perfect.Nobody's perfect!
synonyms:
accurate, flawless
antonyms:
broken, defective, imperfect
similar words:
absolute, clear, correct, exact, ideal, precise, thorough
definition 2: exact.
A perfect circle can be drawn with a compass.
synonyms:
correct
similar words:
accurate, careful, ideal, scrupulous, strict
definition 3: completely enjoyable; most excellent.
It was a perfect day for a picnic.
synonyms:
ideal
similar words:
greatest
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pr fekt
inflections: perfected, perfecting, perfects
definition: to make perfect.
Practice has perfected her drawing skills.
synonyms:
achieve, carry out, develop, round out
similar words:
accomplish, cap, close, complement, complete, conclude, evolve, finish, fulfill, polish
derivation: perfectness (n.)
Word Builder: perfect +
  • perfectly:
    in a perfect way.