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Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does completion mean? 

  The noun COMPLETION has 2 senses:

1. (American football) a successful forward pass in football
2. a concluding action

  Familiarity information: COMPLETION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1completion [BACK TO TOP]


(American football) a successful forward pass in football

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


completion; pass completion

Hypernyms ("completion" is a kind of...):

maneuver; manoeuvre; play (a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill)

Domain category:

American football; American football game (a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays)

Sense 2completion [BACK TO TOP]


A concluding action

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


mop up; windup; completion; culmination; closing

Hypernyms ("completion" is a kind of...):

conclusion; ending; termination (the act of ending something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "completion"):

consummation (the act of bringing to completion or fruition)

consummation (the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse)

finish; finishing (the act of finishing)

finalisation; finalization (the act of finalizing)

follow-through (carrying some project or intention to full completion)

follow-through (the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion)

graduation (the successful completion of a program of study)

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