Definition of complex

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • complex is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 20
  • complex is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 20
  • complex is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 24

Definition of complex


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

    Synonyms

    1. coordination compound
  • difficult to analyze or understand (adjective)

    Examples

    1. he's more complex than he seems on the surface

    Synonyms

    1. complicated
  • a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts (noun)

    Examples

    1. the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town

    Synonyms

    1. composite
  • a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. building complex
  • complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody
    2. a complex mass of diverse laws and customs
  • (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior (noun)

See definition of complex in Merriam Webster

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