Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun perfect

1 sense of perfect

Sense 1
perfective, perfective tense, perfect, perfect tense -- (a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect))
       => tense -- (a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb perfect

1 sense of perfect

Sense 1
perfect, hone -- (make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Antonyms of adj perfect

3 senses of perfect

Sense 1
perfect (vs. imperfect) -- (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day")

imperfect (vs. perfect) -- (not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect")
        => blemished, flawed -- (having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans")
        => broken -- (imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English")
        => corrupt, corrupted -- (containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language")
        => defective, faulty -- (having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective")
        => imperfectible -- (capable of being made imperfect)
        => irregular -- (falling below the manufacturer's standard; "irregular jeans")

Sense 2
arrant (prenominal), complete (prenominal), consummate (prenominal), double-dyed (prenominal), everlasting (prenominal), gross (prenominal), perfect (prenominal), pure (prenominal), sodding (prenominal), stark (prenominal), staring (prenominal), thoroughgoing (prenominal), utter (prenominal), unadulterated -- (without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth")

INDIRECT (VIA unmitigated) -> mitigated -- (made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty")

Sense 3
perfect -- (precisely accurate or exact; "perfect timing")

INDIRECT (VIA exact) -> inexact -- (not exact)

Similarity of adj perfect

3 senses of perfect

Sense 1
perfect (vs. imperfect) -- (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day")
       => clean -- ((of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license")
       => clear -- (free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman")
       => cold -- (marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started")
       => complete, consummate -- (perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance")
       => down, down pat (predicate), mastered -- (understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down")
       => errorless -- (free from error; "an errorless baseball game")
       => faultless, immaculate, impeccable -- (without fault or error; "faultless logic"; "speaks impeccable French"; "timing and technique were immaculate"; "an immaculate record")
       => flawless, unflawed -- (without a flaw; "a flawless gemstone")
       => ideal -- (conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal)
       => idealized, idealised -- (exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence)
       => idyllic -- (excellent and delightful in all respects; "an idyllic spot for a picnic")
       => mint (prenominal) -- (as if new; "in mint condition")
       => perfectible -- (capable of becoming or being made perfect)
       => pluperfect -- (more than perfect; "he spoke with pluperfect precision")
       => uncorrupted, undefiled -- ((of language) not having its purity or excellence debased; "uncorrupted English"; "learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks)
          Also See-> exact#1; unblemished#1, unmarred#1, unmutilated#1; unbroken#5; utopian#2

Sense 2
arrant (prenominal), complete (prenominal), consummate (prenominal), double-dyed (prenominal), everlasting (prenominal), gross (prenominal), perfect (prenominal), pure (prenominal), sodding (prenominal), stark (prenominal), staring (prenominal), thoroughgoing (prenominal), utter (prenominal), unadulterated -- (without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth")
       => unmitigated (vs. mitigated) -- (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie")

Sense 3
perfect -- (precisely accurate or exact; "perfect timing")
       => exact (vs. inexact) -- (marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target")

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