Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
complex

com·plex

complex

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Explorer, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: km pleks [or] kam pleks
definition: not simple.
A computer is a complex machine.English spelling is complex.
 
synonyms:
complicated
similar words:
compound, tangled
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kam pleks
definition: a structure that has several parts that are connected, or a group of structures that are built according to a similar plan.
They built a large housing complex on that land.
synonyms:
structure, system
similar words:
combination, network, organization, process
derivation: complexly (adv.)
Word Explorer
See
  mathematics
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature