Synonyms for complex


1. complex, composite, whole
usage: a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"
2. complex, coordination compound, compound, chemical compound
usage: a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
3. complex, feeling
usage: (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
4. building complex, complex, structure, construction
usage: a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures


1. complex (vs. simple), analyzable, decomposable, Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous, colonial, compound, complicated, composite, compound, daedal, Gordian, interlacing, interlinking, interlocking, interwoven, intricate, labyrinthine, labyrinthian, mazy, multifactorial, multiplex, thickening, compound, difficult#1, hard
usage: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
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