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COMPLIMENTARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does complimentary mean? 

COMPLIMENTARY (adjective)
  The adjective COMPLIMENTARY has 2 senses:

1. conveying or resembling a compliment
2. costing nothing

  Familiarity information: COMPLIMENTARY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMPLIMENTARY (adjective)


Sense 1complimentary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Conveying or resembling a compliment

Context example:

a complimentary remark

Similar:

encomiastic; eulogistic; panegyric; panegyrical (formally expressing praise)

laudatory; praiseful; praising (full of or giving praise)

Also:

favorable; favourable (encouraging or approving or pleasing)

Antonym:

uncomplimentary (tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage)


Sense 2complimentary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Costing nothing

Synonyms:

costless; gratis; complimentary; gratuitous; free

Context examples:

complimentary tickets / free admission

Similar:

unpaid (not paid)


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