a.1.Brought to consummation or completeness; completed; not defective nor redundant; having all the properties or qualities requisite to its nature and kind; without flaw, fault, or blemish; without error; mature; whole; pure; sound; right; correct.
My strength is made perfect in weakness.
- 2 Cor. xii. 9.
Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun.
- Shak.
I fear I am not in my perfect mind.
- Shak.
O most entire perfect sacrifice!
- Keble.
God made thee perfect, not immutable.
- Milton.
2.Well informed; certain; sure.
I am perfect that the Pannonains are now in arms.
- Shak.
3.(Bot.) Hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; - said of flower.
Perfect cadence
(Mus.) a complete and satisfactory close in harmony, as upon the tonic preceded by the dominant.
Perfect chord
(Mus.) a concord or union of sounds which is perfectly coalescent and agreeable to the ear, as the unison, octave, fifth, and fourth; a perfect consonance; a common chord in its original position of keynote, third, fifth, and octave.
Perfect number
(Arith.) a number equal to the sum of all its divisors; as, 28, whose aliquot parts, or divisors, are 14, 7, 4, 2, 1. See Abundant number, under Abundant.
Perfect tense
(Gram.) a tense which expresses an act or state completed.
- Brande & C.
n.1.The perfect tense, or a form in that tense.
v. t.1.To make perfect; to finish or complete, so as to leave nothing wanting; to give to anything all that is requisite to its nature and kind.
[imp. & p. p. Perfected; p. pr. & vb. n. Perfecting.]
God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfect in us.
- 1 John iv. 12.
Perfecting press
(Print.) a press in which the printing on both sides of the paper is completed in one passage through the machine.
Noun1.Perfectperfect - a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
Verb1.perfect - make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
Synonyms: hone
Adj.1.perfect - 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 - not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect"
2.perfect - 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"
3.perfect - precisely accurate or exact; "perfect timing"

PERFECT. Something complete.
     2. This term is applied to obligations in order to distinguish those which may be enforced by law, which are called perfect, from those which cannot be so enforced, which are said to be imperfect. Vide Imperfect; Obligations.

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