Meaning of 'complex'

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Meaning of ‘complex’

5 definitions found.



complicated in structure


a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

Synonyms: building complex


a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts

Example: "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"

Synonyms: composite


(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior


a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated

Synonyms: coordination compound

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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