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Imperfect vs. Perfect

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  • Imperfect (adjective)

    not perfect

    "defective|fallible|faultful"

    "faultless|infallible|perfect"

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    unisexual: having either male (with stamens) or female (with pistil) flowers, but not with both.

    "perfect"

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    known or expected to be polyphyletic, as of a form taxon.

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    lacking some elementary organ that is essential to successful or normal activity.

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    belonging to a tense of verbs used in describing a past action that is incomplete or continuous

  • Imperfect (noun)

    something having a minor flaw

  • Imperfect (noun)

    a tense of verbs used in describing a past action that is incomplete or continuous

    "preterimperfect"

  • Imperfect (verb)

    to make imperfect

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Fitting its definition precisely.

    "a perfect circle"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose.

    "That bucket with the hole in the bottom is a poor bucket, but it is perfect for watering plants."

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Without fault or mistake; thoroughly skilled or talented.

    "Practice makes perfect."

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Excellent and delightful in all respects.

    "a perfect day"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Representing a completed action.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Sexually mature and fully differentiated.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Of flowers, having both male (stamens) and female (carpels) parts.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Of a set, that it is equal to its set of limit points, i.e. set A is perfect if A=A'.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Describing an interval or any compound interval of a unison, octave, or fourths and fifths that are not tritones.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Made with equal parts of sweet and dry vermouth.

    "a perfect Manhattan;"

    "a perfect Rob Roy"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Well informed; certain; sure.

  • Perfect (noun)

    The perfect tense, or a form in that tense.

  • Perfect (noun)

    A perfect score; the achievement of finishing a stage or task with no mistakes.

  • Perfect (verb)

    To make perfect; to improve or hone.

    "I am going to perfect this article."

    "You spend too much time trying to perfect your dancing."

  • Perfect (verb)

    To take an action, usually the filing of a document in the correct venue, that secures a legal right.

    "perfect an appeal; perfect an interest; perfect a judgment"

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  • Imperfect (adjective)

    Not perfect; not complete in all its parts; wanting a part; deective; deficient.

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    Wanting in some elementary organ that is essential to successful or normal activity.

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    Not fulfilling its design; not realizing an ideal; not conformed to a standard or rule; not satisfying the taste or conscience; esthetically or morally defective.

  • Imperfect (noun)

    The imperfect tense; or the form of a verb denoting the imperfect tense.

  • Imperfect

    To make imperfect.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    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.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Well informed; certain; sure.

  • Perfect (adjective)

    Hermaphrodite; having both stamens and pistils; - said of flower.

  • Perfect (noun)

    The perfect tense, or a form in that tense.

  • Perfect

    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.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Imperfect (noun)

    a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    not perfect; defective or inadequate;

    "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"

    "imperfect mortals"

    "drainage here is imperfect"

  • Imperfect (adjective)

    having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings;

    "I'm only human"

    "frail humanity"

  • Perfect (noun)

    a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)

  • Perfect (verb)

    make perfect or complete;

    "perfect your French in Paris!"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    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"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    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"

  • Perfect (adjective)

    precisely accurate or exact;

    "perfect timing"

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