completion etymology

English word completion comes from Latin pleo (To fill, to fulfill.)

Detailed word origin of completion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pleo Latin (lat) To fill, to fulfill.
complere Latin (lat)
completus Latin (lat) Complete. Full. Perfect.
completio Latin (lat) Filling (up). Fulfillment.
completion English (eng) (American football) A forward pass that is successfully caught by the intended receiver.. (legal) The conclusion of an act of conveyancing concerning the sale of a property.. (mathematics) The act of making a metric space complete by adding points.. (mathematics) The space resulting from such an act.. The act or state of being or making something complete; conclusion, accomplishment.

Words with the same origin as completion

Descendants of pleo
accomplish accomplished accomplishment complete compliment complimentary comply double implement incomplete supply triple