Complement Vs Compliment

Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings. In this article we will see the difference between Complement and Compliment and their correct usages.

Complement Vs Compliment

Complement: (n) a thing that contributes extra features to something else in such a way as to improve or emphasize its quality.

For e.g.

  • Local ales provide the perfect complement to fine food
  • We now have a full complement of packers.

Compliment: (n) a polite expression of praise or admiration.

For e.g

  • He complimented rahul on her appearance.
  • She paid me an enormous compliment.



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